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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.
APIs are largely hailed as the driving force behind digital innovation, and it is difficult to argue with this concept. Yet despite many high-profile API evangelists preaching the good word about APIs in general, there is a need for more localised evangelism, according to a post by Sam Macklin.
SoundHound's Hound app allows users to ask complex questions and get an accurate answer really fast. The app combines voice recognition and language understanding functionality to achieve this. The Houndify API allows developers to integrate it in to their own apps and hardware creations.
Pebble has introduced voice recognition features with its new Dictation API. The API uses Nuance voice recognition to extend voice recognition to both iOS and Android apps.
Box announced the general availability of its new Box Developer Platform. The platform provides the ability to create third party apps directly in the Box ecosystem.
Adobe has announced that new e-sign capabilities and APIs will soon be added to the Adobe Document Cloud platform. Adobe has also announced a partnership with Dropbox.
Microsoft announced availability of the ORTC API preview for Edge. ORTC API support is not yet available in other browsers which may pose some difficulties for app developers.
Business communications platform RingCentral releases new APIs, SDKs and integrations to help devs raise the playing field around customer experience.
A comprehensive report from Mind Commerce maps telecommunications industry APIs and identifies the business opportunities and challenges ahead.
Salesforce has announced App Cloud, a new platform that provides tools and services for CIOs and other IT professionals to quickly build connected enterprise applications.
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.
By providing a platform that allows scalability, flexibility and fluidity, APIs are encouraging businesses to grow in new ways that remove the need for traditional partnerships.
The USDA and Microsoft have partnered to host the Innovation Challenge for Food Resilience. The challenge features access to APIs created through the partnership.
The latest release of CA API Developer Portal (3.1) includes several new features such as RAML support, SOAP support, and SoapUI integration.
NTT Communications has released an industry first speech-recognition API compatible across browsers. The API is available on SkyWay, NTT's WebRTC platform.
api.ai has announced the launch of api.ai for connected cars, a customizable Siri-like voice interface that can be easily integrated with connected car platforms and services.