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Accurate Background enhanced its employee screening API to include international search. The feature arrives after a decade of developing in-country and regional contacts, language skills, and regulatory compliance knowledge. API access to the resources streamlines international background checks.
Runscope provides tools to simplify the management of API testing. The company has fine tuned its service further with the addition of the new import and export functionality, saying that users can now create, modify and version entire suites of API tests even more quickly and easily.
Slack introduced a new User Group feature to its collaboration platform aimed to replace mass emails. New Slack API endpoints allows users to create and maintain such groups.
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.
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.
Netflix intentionally creates infrastructure failures to build resiliency (Chaos Engineering strategy). Where Chaos Monkey killed servers, Chaos Kong kills entire AWS regions.
API Science enables API developer-consumers to monitor usage of APIs in their apps, and gives API providers insight into what their dev community is experiencing.
Helpchat API extends its personal assistant messenger capabilities to 3rd parties. Businesses across industries will gain functionality within existing systems and apps.
We've added 6 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Sports, eCommerce, and Compliance. Also new: libraries for Foursquare and MailChimp.
Bugsnag helps developers to quickly and effectively detect and fix bugs and errors. The Bugsnag API provides access to this functionality.
Ten new APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Engagement, Language, and Sports categories. Here's a summary of what is new.
Google Cloud Platform now allows an organization to use its own encryption keys to protect data for Compute Engine resources. The service is available in beta.
SmartBear released a new plug-in for the SmartBear Ready! API. The plug-in integrates with Microsoft's Azure API Management and allows the portal to import APIs to the Ready! API.
Enables developers of all types to create applications that invoke the Salesforce1 API using components found in a new marketplace, which officially opened today.
Rise of Docker containers fuels need to plug application performance management tools directly into Docker API to gain visibility into IT operations.