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Facebook Shuts Down Parse, Shocking Developers

The popular multi-platform cloud storage service Parse is shutting down, to the surprise of the tech community, according to it’s official blog post today. Parse has given it’s current users one year from now, until January 28th, 2017 before it closes it's services.

UberRUSH API Promises to Power Local Deliveries

With Uber drivers plentiful in big cities, the ride-hailing service is now targeting businesses that need to send same-day deliveries to local customers. Using the UberRUSH API, companies can hail Uber drivers, hand over their goods, and watch as the Uber takes the products where they need to go.

Bloomberg Announces OpenFIGI API

Bloomberg recently announced the launch of and the OpenFIGI API to provide exchanges, data providers, custodians and other organizations direct access to multiple new tools for identifying, mapping and requesting the Financial Instrument Global Identifier (FIGI).