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International civic tech startup DataLook is hosting a replication marathon to encourage local reuse of 10 projects to highlight the potential of open source for civic good.
DigitalGlobe has launched a brand-new DigitalGlobe Maps API that provides access to high-resolution Earth imagery, interactive maps, static maps and other geospatial content.
IoT agile platform Flowthings.io is building out a real-time data ingestion and complex event processing platform using REST APIs, Webhooks and WebSocket for data distribution.
Mapsense has released the Context API which can be used to analyze millions of spatial data points found in geotagged data such as tweets, Census Bureau demographics, etc.
PAPIs.io will host a two-day conference Aug. 6-7 in Sydney. The event covers tutorials, research and business case studies in machine learning APIs.
Smart lighting system, Digital Lumens, has released an API to allow customers to integrate movement sensors and lighting controls into their own building management applications.
A draft API specification has been released by W3C to promote standards in designing geofencing APIs. While offering efficient geolocation monitoring, there are privacy concerns.
With growing applications in a range of industries, this tutorial shows followers how to create a scalable and affordable geofencing API using Google’s free App Engine platform.
Apple has revamped their Developer Program as part of their annual Word Wide Developers Conference earlier today, consolidating the Mac and iOS into one bundle.
Attendify releases Open API with external source syncing capability, reducing business overhead associated with creating and managing event apps.
Speed up the process of retrieving photos for geolocating by applying the Wikimapia API and Python scripts as laid out step-by-step in this entry-level tutorial.
The World Bank will host a hackathon to encourage youth participation in national governance. 4Bulgaria aims to create a mobile app that reports governance irregularities.
With the seemingly unstoppable spread of Uber, Addison Lee is attempting to take back market share by integrating APIs to provide a seamless experience for multinational customers.
For the 10 year anniversary of Google Maps API, Google will hit the road with a bus that will take members of the Maps team across the country from San Francisco to Disney World.
Mapsense has launched a new platform capable of streaming billions of rows of location data. The platform features a suite of built-in data sets and an API for developers.