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UberRUSH API Promises to Power Local Deliveries

Uber today unveiled yet another API meant to help both it and its partner businesses increase their customer base. The UberRUSH API lets companies order an Uber driver to handle local deliveries.  FedEx and UPS are great for overnighting packages across the country, but aren't as useful ...
01-28-2016

CloudRail Misses the Mark in an Attempt to Tame SDK Sprawl

... Hue, Nest, Dropbox, Box, Sendgrid, Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber, Stripe and other popular APIs. The company realizes this is hardly enough critical mass and that it can't move fast enough to cover the entire API economy. So it is counting on its community of developers to crowdsource the descriptions of the other thousands of APIs that are out there. In ...

Hackathons - Creating Space for the Possible

... you go to enough, you’ll begin to see the same ideas (the Uber for X, the Tinder for Y, the Yelp for Z), slightly modified and reconfigured. It’s hard to convince those outside the club that these events are hotbeds of innovation. The trouble is, the innovation that comes out of hackathons has to do with process, not product. The concrete, tangible ...

How Kocomojo Remixes Beacons and Google Maps To Drive Customer Loyalty API University

... signal can reach). For example, much the same way Uber's app can show you how close you are to the nearest Uber car (a feature whose "accuracy" has been called into question ), the app for a retail store can tell when a customer is within some geographically local proximity. Foursquare does something like this now. For example, if you're near a ...

MapQuest Refreshes Dev Tools, Still Lacks Marketplace

... lot of the companies exploding in the tech space — like Uber , for example — all of them are predicated on geo APIs. I couldn’t be more excited about our market position.” Brad Maglinger, CMO at MapQuest, says that with the geo-data and integration space heating up, it was time for an overhaul of MapQuest’s API portal in order to offer ...

Zomato Launches Foodie Index API

... customer reach. Earlier this year, Zomato partnered with  Uber  with an integration that allows users to catch a taxi to a specific restaurant. Food plays a major part in individual lives. While travel and real estate apps make for obvious integration targets, Zomato is interested to see what the developer community comes up with. To learn more ...