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Daily API RoundUp: Uber Driver, HyperTrack, Apache Ambari, Ustream

... Location, and Open Data. Highlights today include an API for Uber driver information and the Hypertrack.io API for adding location tracking features to apps. APIs Uber has introduced it's Uber Driver API that will give programmatic access to driver profile data to developers. The API can provide driver identity, ratings, trip details, ...

Google Assistant Platform Will Open to Developers by end of 2016

... require more of a back and forth interaction. Requesting an Uber, providing your destination and specifying which type of car you need would be an example. These interactions are powered by API.ai which Google acquired last month. Google Assistant is already featured in the Allo chat app and Google Home. With the opening of the platform developers will ...

Will the API Kill the Data Scientist?

... Whether it's recommendation engines used by Pinterest, or Uber's dynamic pricing; realtime reporting back to humans is key to quality analytics in today's world. Accordingly, for the immediate future, human data scientists will continue to play a hands-on role in data analysis and subsequent decision making. Ferguson expanded: "Until we build ...

Apple Announces Upcoming Invite-Only Bug Bounty Program

... companies including Facebook , Google, Microsoft, and Uber have been offering bug bounties for quite some time now. A great many companies have benefitted from their bug bounty programs providing financial and other types of incentives for white hat hackers to help improve the security of devices and applications. Apple plans on launching its new ...

Did this Public API AntiTrust Case Set Precedent for Uber?

... coming up in the API legal space, most notably with Uber, which, for one developer, has withdrawn access to its API based on terms and conditions that some view as an illegal effort to lock out the competitors. However, the lawsuit-ridden San-Fran-based online transportation network company may see a silver lining in last month’s North Carolina ...

Apple Embraces Extensions in macOS, iOS 10

... Apple demonstrated on stage the use of the ride-sharing app, Uber, and restaurant-booking app OpenTable, within Apple Maps. A user within a map location of a restaurant, was able to contextually book a reservation through OpenTable, and then call a ride through Uber, immediately after, all without leaving Maps. Extensions works in the same way, whether ...

Apple Announces iOS 10, macOS Sierra; Updates watchOS, tvOS

... set of features, such as allowing users to say “Book an Uber to Moscone Center”, or “Facebook Message John”. With iOS 10, Siri now is able to understand new domains, such as payments, ride-sharing and more. QuickType through deep-learning, allows for contextual typing and messaging awareness. For instance, if a user messages another user ...
06-14-2016