March 16, 2015
Single purpose API
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Of all the markets being impacted by the booming API economy, perhaps none has seen as much activity and innovation as the payments space. The past several years have seen the launch of a number of disruptive and successful API-centric upstarts, including Stripe and Balanced. Meanwhile, entrenched players like PayPal and Verifone have responded with new offerings of their own.
SurgeProtector aims to empower Uber users by invoking the Uber API to let them know if an area is experiencing surge pricing before ordering a ride.