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After seeking out people in the developer community who shared their data interoperability issue, Yet Analytics received surprising help from the US Department of Defence.
Apple encourages third-party app developers for Apple Watch to keep interactions brief as part of their attempts to limit the amount of time people spend looking at their wrists.
With the new ability to add a request endpoint to third-party apps, Uber has announced a two-month-long virtual hackathon to generate innovative ideas.
TriageLogic, a clinical call center solution, has announced its Answering Service API to let answering services send messages to triage centers directly from their own platforms.
Accounting software provider MYOB opened its API platform to developer partners who have created over 150 add-on solutions for MYOB’s network of clients.
March 3 saw the unscheduled maintenance of the Clash Of Clans servers. Problem is, it seems that some API issues arose at the same time. Could it be linked?
Facebook API v2 will require an internal review of any data requested by applications beyond basic profile information.
Glow uses Walgreens' Rx API to allow automatic prescription refills for birth control pills.
The UK Treasury is looking into banking API standardization as it tries to keep up with global pace.
Sony's SmartEyeglass's SDK now includes an AR Rendering API which will enable text and graphics to be overlaid onto fixed real-world objects.
Bitcoin API services like Chain have made the development of blockchain applications far easier for Bitcoin startups.
Developer finds limitations in the Apple WatchKit in an attempt to build the type of app that was portrayed as possible by Apple CEO Tim Cook when the Watch was first launched.
Andrew D Hoffman’s private API key was retrieved from GitHub by a bot which then ran up a huge bill on his AWS account while he slept.
Software developer Kevin Mitchell used an Arduino Yun to enable a 1920s Morse code key to communicate with his open-source web API, Morsel.
University researcher Sam Kinsley exposes the pitfalls and politics associated with the collection of proprietary data using the Twitter APIs.
As technology continues to advance, developers are encouraged to keep things simple when designing, building, and operating their APIs.