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This Monday, scraping-as-a-service provider Kimono Labs announced that it is being acquired by Palantir Technologies and will be shuttering its service. According to a message posted on the Kimono Labs website, the Kimono team will be joining Palantir, a private software and services firm.
Google Analytics’ default sample threshold is set at 250,000 rows of data, after which a sample subset is used to represent the results of the whole. However, sampling saves processing time at the expense of accuracy, so this tutorial shows followers how to overcome GA’s sampling limitations.
A look at the new U.S. General Servisces Administration's Digital Registry API which compiles all 6,000+ social media accounts managed by U.S. Government agencies, and a look at six ways external developers can make use of the API to build innovative products and create new analytics services.1
Recent updates to Google’s Search Console API provide the opportunity to leverage fine-grained detail about your search query data using the power of Excel and Pivot Tables. This tutorial by Chris Liversidge guides followers through extracting and analysing data to drive marketing decisions.
This tutorial by Ryan Praskievicz on RyanPraski.com shows followers how to combine the data tracking power of Google Analytics with the data manipulation of Microsoft Excel by using Google Analytics API and Python to provide more actionable insight into website visitor data.
Target is on the data breach hot seat again, just two weeks after settling its massive 2013 data breach. This time, an API vulnerability tied to the Target app wishlist functionality led a security firm to easily retrieve personal information from app users. The API requires no authentication.
As data becomes more widely collected and more inventively applied to a range of industries and scenarios to drive business, this tutorial from dannyrb.com guides followers through building a simple chart that presents site traffic figures on your website using Google Analytics API.
Although some developers may be unaware of the prevalence of real-time APIs, they are already used by some of the world’s most popular providers. This post by Phill Leggetter for the Pusher Blog discusses five reasons why API providers should embrace a real-time API to add more value to users.
Aerohive launched a new API-driven platform that pulls data from Wi-Fi networks for use by various business applications. The platform includes a number of APIs, primarily around location, identity, and monitoring. The platform exchanges data with both network devices and end user devices.
We've recently added 6 APIs and several frameworks and SDKs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Analytics and Writing. Here's closer look at what's new.
IBM has announced that it is acquiring the digital and data assets of The Weather Company in a deal reportedly worth more than $2 billion. The acquisition will hing on IBM's ability to create value by applying Watson to The Weather Company's data to create predictive weather analytics solutions.
IBM Insight Cloud Services constitutes a new data analytics service that offers API access to internal business data in conjunction with Twitter and Weather Channel content.
Twitter has unveiled a new API suite that brands can use to gain insight into the performance of their content and the audiences they target.
Pivotal has announced the contribution of the HAWQ analytics engine and MADlib parallel machine learning library to the Apache Software Foundation.
Today, Google announced significant improvements and additions to its Play Games Player Analytics tool, which gives game developers access to a number of analytics reports.
Using speech-to-text transcription service Tropo with VoiceBase’s audio indexing API, this tutorial shows followers how to create advanced transcription with analytics.
Google has announced the pending termination of CSV download scripts. Last month, Google announced the Search Analytics API, which will take the downloads scripts place.
Six APIs have been added to the directory in categories such as Search and Animation. Also added: a Node.js library for WealthEngine API, which can determine a person’s net worth.
APIs that IBM gained by acquiring AlchemyAPI earlier this year are at the root of an effort to make fantasy football league more accessible to fans.