Trading systems have historically been the province within large financial institutions that as “master of the universe” controlled trillions of dollars in equity. They did this by essentially locking up access to transaction engines and applications that enable most of the trading that takes place on Wall Street and other exchanges across the globe.
Apple took the stage at Moscone Center West in San Francisco today to show off OS X Yosemite and iOS 8. Both releases are significant new operating platforms, and bring Apple's desktop and mobile products closer than ever before. As exciting as the new platforms are, developers have a lot more to be excited about: a refreshed SDK with more than 4,000 new APIs for creating iOS apps.