The Open Bank Project Sofit Scala SDK enables transparency and dialogue around financial transactions that allows account holders with the ability to provide 3rd party access to their accounts. Some features include; the ability to use aliases to protect real names, different views on account data, hide balances on public view, comment on transactions and more. The OBP API is an open source RESTful API platform for banks that supports accounts, transactions, counter-parties, transfers (payments), entitlements (permissions), metadata (comments, tags, geo tags, urls etc.), multiple views on accounts (my data, shared data, open data), PSD2 compliance and more. The Open Bank Project is an Open source API and Application store for banks.
Although most of the technical details regarding the breach of Equifax are not known, the scope of the damage and the questions it raises should be enough to stimulate some organizational introspection regarding all that you have done to safeguard your Web services, sites, and APIs.
Want to make money from Flash map mashups? One new alternative comes from Lat49, the online ad network for interactive maps, who have just added support for integrating ads into Flash maps. As we covered last year, Lat49 enables map mashup developers to layer geographically relevant ads onto third party mapping platforms like Google Maps and Yahoo Maps. The contextual ads can be placed on top of and alongside the maps themselves. They also offer developers an API for finer control over the ads (details at our Lat49 API profile).