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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.
As the government makes more information freely available via open access, these government APIs can be used to combine data to help drive innovation and growth in the US economy.
Smoke Reports released an API for access to the cannabis industry's largest product database. Data includes seed company, strain, producer, product and batch.
Amazon has announced the availability of Amazon Aurora, a MySQL-compatible, relational database engine designed to be highly scalable and extremely fast.
Using Google Maps Web Services APIs, Chicago's Department of Transportation implemented sophisticated GIS management software to improve efficiency of civic construction projects.
Six APIs have been added to the directory including one for Mozilla's virtual reality project. Also added are many client libraries provided by Diffbot for use with Diffbot APIs.
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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is encouraging developers and researchers to find new insights into adverse medication events in the openFDA Challenge initiative.
The new Google Cloud Bigtable gives developers access to the same database technology behind Google Search, Gmail, YouTube and Analytics.
The Gender Gap Grader API is now available to help mine large data sets by gender. The API could be a powerful tool in helping identify gender and racial inequalities.
The new version of the RIDB API is a case study in how governments may be approaching the digitization of public assets, but will the strategy enable innovation?
Orchestrate has announced that the Orchestrate Events API now features the ability to search, filter and aggregate time series data.
Data warehouse-as-a-service startup BitYota is seeking opportunities for its data storage and compute services to make use of open data APIs
New York State is introducing an API that will allow developers to build apps using New York’s Open Government Data for analysis, information, and investigations.
After seeking out people in the developer community who shared their data interoperability issue, Yet Analytics received surprising help from the US Department of Defence.