PayStand is a full eCommerce platform that allows providers to receive debit and credit card payments online. The PayStand iOS SDK allows develops to construct applications that easily interact with the PayStand platform and API. PayStand supports standard credit cards (Visa, Master Card, American Express, and Discover), eChecks (Ach, Dwolla), as well as BitCoin. Using the PayStand API, eCommerce providers may create, edit, and manage existing products, and receive payments. All APIs use the HTTP POST method, and request and response data is in the JSON format.
First, a close friend loses everything in a house fire. Not long after, close family members are rocked when a flood destroys their belongings. What can be done in the face of tragedy and loss? For the noble minded the only thing to do is to work to better prepare your friends and neighbors for the next catastrophe to strike. This was the story told by Jennifer Morehead, CEO and founder of Lockboxer, a site to track your stuff that makes a refreshing use of shopping APIs to find out how much your stuff is worth.
Facebook developers--all one million of them--can now monetize their apps using PayPal. The new partnership between the companies was announced at PayPal X Innovate, the online payment service's conference. PayPal's new micropayments will be integrated into Facebook for its virtual currency.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Safety, Payments, and Location. Highlights include an API from IronCore for managing enterpise privacy, and an API for tracking injuries reported to OSHA. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.