The Currency Cloud, cross border payment as a service provider, has enabled developers to integrate international payment processing with an API: XBPConnect. Prior to the Currency Cloud, payment/invoice software required users to leave the platform and engage a third party to process an international invoice. The Currency Cloud allows cross border and multi-currency transactions from a single platform. The API allows developers to integrate the functionality into existing apps and platforms.
Urban Airship, the API company providing push notifications to smart phones, is now powering notifications on the new Amazon Kindle Fire. The company's Urban Airship API simplifies push notifications for developers using iOS, Blackberry and Android. Because Kindle Fire is built on Android, the company's work to integrate push to the Fire was already done.
Fusebill, a specialist in providing tools for businesses that bill by subscription, now makes its services available through the Fusebill API. According to a review of Fusebill on the Business2Community website, the idea is to take the pain out of billing for large subscription based businesses--so the business can concentrate on the essentials of delivering their content or service, and marketing it.