Business customers are now able to use the DirectID platform to access the UK’s Open Banking services with live connections to all the most significant UK banks including Barclays, HSBC, Lloyds Group (Lloyds, Halifax, Bank of Scotland), Santander, The Royal Bank of Scotland, and Nationwide.
BancBox, payment services provider, has announced a new service and correlating API: BancBox Crowd. BancBox Crowd consists of the first independent escrow service for debt, equity, and revenue share crowdfunding portals. The service provides an online portal that eliminates the legacy escrow process (e.g. paperwork, waiting, etc.).
Twenty APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Banking, Spam, and Cryptocurrency. Also new to the directory are SDKs for MapQuest mapping services. Highlights include the Plino API for spam filtering. Here's a rundown of the latest additions