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President Obama announced four initiatives to advance the Open Government Partnership's goal of increasing transparency, driving innovation and promoting accountability.
NASA partners with almost 9,000 developers to release public APIs. CORESense has launched a public API that opens the solution provider's back office to developers.
The openFDA API strategy is being lauded as a model for government departments to follow, but its beta release status needs to be considered prior to building business use cases.
OpenDataSoft is an open data platform that automatically generates APIs to enable sharing and monetizing of data assets.
BitAccess launches API and BTMs to get Bitcoin everywhere. Facebook policy change may have big political impact.
Trailhead Labs has used open data standards for parks and outdoor trails data to create a publishing platform and API for third-party developers to make use of the parks data.
Code for America Accelerator startup SeamlessDocs consumes APIs to help customers integrate their document workflow processes, but uses proprietary tech to convert PDFs to XML.
MuniRent consumes APIs to help create a platform directory of civic infrastructure equipment for hire and is opening its own API to third-party developers.
The tools being created by experimental government lab 18F can help speed up any government or business API strategy.
AmigoCloud sees itself as a game changer in facilitating how developers and industry can integrate and use GIS data in more than 80 formats, all thanks to its API.
Startup participants in this year's Code for America Accelerator Program all rely on APIs to help power their products and services and to create value for their potential city customers.
In an effort to support the development of APIs that enable government agencies to effectively serve stakeholders and the public, the GSA has published a set of API standards.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics has begun hosting their results with an easy to use RESTful API, giving easy access to the nation's large compilation of census data.
Opening keynotes at the OKFestival in Berlin highlighted the potential for open data to create political change, while also identifying some of the battles lost and challenges ahead.