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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.
Jim Fowler, CEO of the new Owler, explains where APIs fit in to their global vision and why data-as-a-service business models need to be more than data aggregators
The U.S. Energy Information Administration has adopted cutting edge API uptake strategies to bring their API tools to a wider audience.
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.
The launch of a new API portal shows how governments around the world are focusing on government API discoverability.
Apple surprised everyone on Monday by announcing ResearchKit, a new set of tools for the medical community to improve studies and research.
ACRES has launched a multi-user interface to share clinical research data. The free platform allows over 750,000 research institutions worldwide to collaborate and share research.
Microsoft pushed out an update to its Band wearable and at the same time made available a Band SDK Preview. The SDK promises to let developers target the Band with their own apps.
A new international data hackathon event series aims to encourage developers to use APIs to create smart city applications.
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.
The U.S. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. is realigning its online search tools to an API architecture — meaning developers can start accessing data via open API.
This article features companies that sell wearable electronics designed for consumers interested in personal health, fitness culture and quantified self.
The US and the UK announced an upcoming "Cambridge v. Cambridge" Hackathon. The hackathon will pit MIT and University of Cambridge cyber security experts against each other.
Often viewed as a technological laggard, the US Government is breaking the mold when it comes to APIs one agency at at time.
Health apps may come into contact with data protected under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). APIs can help developers to achieve compliance.