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As IoT buzz continues, manufacturers are more interested than ever in connecting their products. To drive value from those things though, consider that they first need an identity.
This tutorial describes how to use the Pipl Search API to enrich data about your newsletter subscribers. This example uses Python although Java, C#, PHP and Ruby are supported.
WordPress recently announced that custom themes must now utilize the Theme Customization API. Released a few years ago, the API streamlines theme customization.
A new Twitter trademark application for the phrase "The Future of Identity" hints that the social media giant is planning big things for APIs and SDKs related to identity.
A critical security update for WP REST API Plugin has been released which fixes a serious information disclosure vulnerability affecting all previous versions of the plugin.
This tutorial explains how to build a mobile blogging application using DreamFactory as the mobile backend, with WordPress and Mailgun used to publish and promote new posts.
The WP REST API represents one of WordPress' most significant projects to date. Currently under a major rewrite, the API moves WordPress towards a full application framework.
In 2015, Google will shutter the OpenID 2.0 functionality that allows third parties to authenticate their users by having them log in with their Google accounts.
Google's reCAPTCHA API eliminates the need to solve distorted text CAPTCHAs that have long added security against robots.
APIcon UK finished strong this morning with a final session highlighting four innovators propelling the API economy forward with new ideas and models for the future.
Identity management is an important aspect of connected cars. How car manufacturers manage user data and identity will have a direct impact on future connected car sales.
MuleSoft Announces Anypoint Platform for APIs July Release which includes enhancements like a seamless unified platform, advanced identity management, and powerful analytics. The company describes the platform as "the only end-to-end platform to design, document, expose, manage and integrate APIs."
On Tuesday, social media giant Twitter announced that it is buying Data as a Service (DaaS) provider Gnip for an undisclosed amount. Gnip, which is one of several companies that sell access to the firehose of the content posted on Twitter, was founded in 2008 and today offers data from a number of popular user-generated services in addition to Twitter.
ProgrammableWeb first covered Animetrics last year as its Facial Recognition API was picking up speed in the government and law enforcement space. Expanding on its initial success, Animetrics has now released a commercial version of the API: FaceR API. This is Animetrics first taste of the commercial space.
Facebook's $19 billion acquisition of cross-platform messaging service WhatsApp was obviously a boon for WhatsApp's founders, employees and investors, but it also proved to be a good thing for several of WhatsApp's biggest competitors.