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The Google Maps team unveiled a Maps API checker that uncovers API pitfalls. The checker functions as a Chrome Extension and displays identified issues in a browser's address bar.
Digital maps and mapping platforms are very popular these days. This article features the top 10 most popular mapping APIs on ProgrammableWeb.
ComFreight has launched an API that automates freight bidding and load matching. Shippers, carriers and brokers can auto-populate loads, truck space and bids.
Sidecar announced same-day package delivery alongside its existing ride-sharing services. Sidecar expects "People + Packages" to represent half its revenue by the end of the year.
Google recently informed Maps Coordinate users that the service will deprecate in January 2016. Google wants to migrate business users to the Maps for Work portfolio.
Inkmonk brings to the t-shirt and "swag" industry an API strategy that could shake up the way startups and enterprises design, produce and deliver merchandise.
Amazon recently released Amazon Maps API version 2.0. The mapping API has long enabled developers to add maps to their apps for Amazon’s Fire Tablets and the Fire Phone.
Google Maps provides users with the ability to embed Street View and Photo Sphere images and integrate this functionality with third-party sites.
Shipping solutions provider ShipHawk adds extra functionality to their API with real time notification and geolocation tools.
The new Mapbox Surface API allows developers to create custom geographical data sources, query Mapbox maps programmatically and more.
Mapbox is developing an Upload API and Walking Directions API. Both APIs will be released to a wider audience in the near future.
Google has released Google Maps Engine API v1.0, which includes new CRUD operation functionality.
At ProgrammableWeb's API conference to be held in London, Lokku co-founder Ed Freyfogle will explain how to make a successful venture out of aggregating public and private APIs.