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.
||EveryBlock aggregates public data from 5 metro areas across the United States. The data available varies by city, but is all made available via the EveryBlock APIs by providing schemas for each metro...||News Services||11.19.2015|
Ontotext S4 News Classifier
||The News Classifier API aims to assign each input document a category, based on the 17 top-level categories of IPTC Subject Reference System. The API also allows for a the two more category...||Text||10.17.2015|
IBM Watson AlchemyData News
||The IBM Watson AlchemyData News API enables users to query the world's news sources and blogs as they would a database. AlchemyData News indexes 250,000 to 300,000 news and blog articles every day...||Content||10.06.2015|
||The Apico Numbers REST API allows to obtain numbers from anywhere in the world. Features of the API include simultaneous voice sessions, inexpensive calls without expired balance, and numbers across...||Telephony||09.24.2015|
||The Pandexio Core API offers a content-capture platform to integrate with existing applications. This lets employees create a knowledge base within organizations. The Core REST API responds in JSON...||Aggregation||09.22.2015|