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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.
Runscope provides tools to simplify the management of API testing. The company has fine tuned its service further with the addition of the new import and export functionality, saying that users can now create, modify and version entire suites of API tests even more quickly and easily.
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.
Slack introduced a new User Group feature to its collaboration platform aimed to replace mass emails. New Slack API endpoints allows users to create and maintain such groups.
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.
Netflix intentionally creates infrastructure failures to build resiliency (Chaos Engineering strategy). Where Chaos Monkey killed servers, Chaos Kong kills entire AWS regions.
API Science enables API developer-consumers to monitor usage of APIs in their apps, and gives API providers insight into what their dev community is experiencing.
Helpchat API extends its personal assistant messenger capabilities to 3rd parties. Businesses across industries will gain functionality within existing systems and apps.
Bugsnag helps developers to quickly and effectively detect and fix bugs and errors. The Bugsnag API provides access to this functionality.
SmartBear released a new plug-in for the SmartBear Ready! API. The plug-in integrates with Microsoft's Azure API Management and allows the portal to import APIs to the Ready! API.
NTT Communications has released an industry first speech-recognition API compatible across browsers. The API is available on SkyWay, NTT's WebRTC platform.
Enables developers of all types to create applications that invoke the Salesforce1 API using components found in a new marketplace, which officially opened today.
Rise of Docker containers fuels need to plug application performance management tools directly into Docker API to gain visibility into IT operations.
Smartsheet has publicly released a completely revamped version of its Smartsheet API. With a number of new endpoints and operational improvements, 1.1 has been deprecated.
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.