An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.
With the help of Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Apple, the W3C is deploying a browser API that could extend cryptocurrency's payments potential.
MasterCard has quietly developed and released a set of blockchain APIs.
Blockchain technology startup Chain will be shutting down its free bitcoin API service at the end of this year.
Mailman has won Coinbase's second hackathon, which gave away $70,000 worth of bitcoin in prizes.
Coinbase has announced details of its second hackathon competition, including $70,000 in bitcoin prizes and an all-star judging panel.
Bitso launched an ecommerce API and POS system today, positioning itself as a more wide-ranging provider of bitcoin services in the Mexican market.
BlockCypher has raised more than $3m in a seed-funding round that will allow it to expand its operations in Europe and Asia.
Startup Neuroware has announced Blockstrap, an API designed to help developers build user-friendly cryptocurrency apps, whatever the future brings.
Chain's Eric Rykwalder examines how bitcoin APIs have been a boon for developers over the last year, and looks ahead to what 2015 might bring.