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Skyscanner is a travel search site that helps users find flight, hotel and car rental deals anywhere in the world. This has led to considerable growth in website traffic, but it is the free access the company provides to its APIs that is generating interest from travel startups.
Google has added one of the most popular features of its consumer Google Maps product to the Google Maps API. Predictive travel time is oft-used by consumers to find best routes, and avoid traffic. Now, developers have access to the feature and can integrate the functionality into third party apps.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Transportation, Events, OCR and other categories. We've summarized them here.
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.
Hilton extends the capabilities of its HHonors app by integrating with Uber’s API, providing automated Ride Requests from inside the Hilton app to improve guest experience.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Coupons, Travel, and CRM. Also added, SDKs for CloudMine and Gigya. Here's a summary of what's new.
In response to nine months of customer feedback, Postmates updated its API with two, oft-requested enhancements: batching and multiple drop-offs
We've recently added 8 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Crime, eCommerce and Learning Management Systems. Here's a summary of the new additions.
Six new APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping, Transportation, and Optimization categories, among others. Here's a summary of what is new.
Addison Lee put significant effort into expanding its cab services beyond its physical footprint. Its new API allows the company to integrate with services around the world.
Project44's enables Sunset Pacific Transportation to increase profitability and market share using project44’s dynamic new pricing engine API.
The 2016 Honda Accord, set to go on sale in August, features integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as Honda Sensing sensor technologies.
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.
In an effort toward greater support for developers — and API developers in particular — MapQuest has released a raft of substantial changes over the last couple of months.
British Airways announced three new Shop and Order APIs to spark innovation. The APIs use the IATA's NDC standard, developed to enhance travel agent/airline communication.
Hack Your Ride aims to help grow connected car startups. In addition to prizes, mentoring will be provided to support long-term sustainability of projects.
Lithuanian startup PlaceILive wants to offer a crowdsourced and open data review site for neighborhoods, including a Life Quality Index API that real estate agents can use.
We've added 6 APIs to the directory today in Jobs, Customer Service, and Notifications categories, among others. Also new are several SDKs for use with the GitLab API.
We've added 10 APIs to the directory today in Travel, Government, and Real Estate categories, among others. Also new are Ruby and Python libraries for ActiveCampaign email API.