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With the power and scope of GIS growing as new tools become available, Jason Baker’s article on opensource.com celebrated the arrival of GIS Day on November 19 by discussing three viable alternatives to Google Maps API for creating interactive web maps for a range of use cases.
Aerohive launched a new API-driven platform that pulls data from Wi-Fi networks for use by various business applications. The platform includes a number of APIs, primarily around location, identity, and monitoring. The platform exchanges data with both network devices and end user devices.
Google has added one of the most popular features of its consumer Google Maps product to the Google Maps API. Predictive travel time is oft-used by consumers to find best routes, and avoid traffic. Now, developers have access to the feature and can integrate the functionality into third party apps.
We've recently added 6 APIs and several frameworks and SDKs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Analytics and Writing. Here's closer look at what's new.
IBM has announced that it is acquiring the digital and data assets of The Weather Company in a deal reportedly worth more than $2 billion. The acquisition will hing on IBM's ability to create value by applying Watson to The Weather Company's data to create predictive weather analytics solutions.
IBM Insight Cloud Services constitutes a new data analytics service that offers API access to internal business data in conjunction with Twitter and Weather Channel content.
Twitter has unveiled a new API suite that brands can use to gain insight into the performance of their content and the audiences they target.
A recent release by the UK’s Revenue and Customs Department has moved the needle on how Governments release APIs. Could SLAs be available next?
Pivotal has announced the contribution of the HAWQ analytics engine and MADlib parallel machine learning library to the Apache Software Foundation.
See how Kocomojo enabled marketers with the Google Maps API and beacons to create geo-targeted and hyper-local boundaries that trigger campaigns on customer smartphones.
Today, Google announced significant improvements and additions to its Play Games Player Analytics tool, which gives game developers access to a number of analytics reports.
Last week, Google unveiled pay-as-you-go pricing options for access to the Google Maps Web Service APIs which provide geocoding, geolocation and other mapping functionality.
Using speech-to-text transcription service Tropo with VoiceBase’s audio indexing API, this tutorial shows followers how to create advanced transcription with analytics.
Google has announced the pending termination of CSV download scripts. Last month, Google announced the Search Analytics API, which will take the downloads scripts place.
We've added 7 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping, Recognition, and 3D categories, among others. Here's a summary of the recent additions.
While attempting to provide legislative information to the public, the Sunlight Foundation encountered some technical obstacles while scraping bill data from Indiana’s website.
Eleven APIs have been added to ProgrammableWeb today in such categories as Robots, Government, and Reference. Here's a summary of what is new to the directory.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping, Monitoring, and Home Automation categories, among others. Here's a summary of what is new.
Six APIs have been added to the directory in categories such as Search and Animation. Also added: a Node.js library for WealthEngine API, which can determine a person’s net worth.