Online payment service provider, PayPal, plans to open API (Application Programming Interface) for developers. Such a move is an attempt to integrate PayPal more extensive services to various applications and devices. "I am very proud that within two weeks, PayPal will be the provider of the first online payment service that opened its platform to everyone," said Scott Thompson, President of PayPal in the Web 2.0 conference in San Francisco, USA. API will be released on November 3, 2009.
This decision was not come suddenly. PayPal is now owned by eBay is already working with several producers of electronics and handheld devices to integrate their services. Thompson pointed out what would be done similar to PayPal so that the open Facebook API to developers, many applications that can be available on these social networking services.
He hopes, the same thing will revolutionize the digital payments business and used cross-currency and cross-platform in many countries around the world. Nevertheless, he could not specify when the PayPal service became available in a variety of mobile devices, television, and social networks.