The use of location in applications is a key differentiator today. While the current craze towards Location Based Services is gravitated towards deals, coupons and services, we often overlook the most fundamental of them all i.e. the news in your vicinity. Outside.in, a location based news aggregator, has welcomed 2011 with enhancements to its Outside.in API that could give rise to a new set of hyperlocal news.
Before there was a Google Maps API, Adrian Holovaty created Chicago Crime to show updated crime data by location. Holovaty's lessons were later put into play in the Knight Foundation-funded EveryBlock, now owned by MSNBC. And now, EveryBlock has an API.
Google Consumer Surveys
||Google Consumer Surveys API facilitates the use of Web and mobile apps in the creation and integration of surveys. Anchored on the Google Cloud Platform, the REST API incorporates the consumer...||Data||04.21.2016|
||AYLIEN News API is a powerful tool for sourcing, searching and syndicating analyzed and enriched news content. Using this API, users can search and source news and content from all over the web in...||Natural Language Processing||04.08.2016|
||The University of British Columbia Open Collections library contains about 200,000 items such as digital photos, books, newspapers, maps, videos, theses and more. The Open Collections API from the...||Library||03.30.2016|
||The Google Trends API offers a layer for Google Trends data. It can be used to retrieve keyword popularity data by location, and date. This API makes use of several methods such as returning the...||Search||03.17.2016|
BBC Content Store
||The BBC Content Store API allows developers to interact with BBC News content. This API is also called CANDY, short for "CPS and Dynamic". It allows users to retrieve news content by category or by...||News Services||03.08.2016|