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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.
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.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Transportation, Events, OCR and other categories. We've summarized them here.
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.
Hilton extends the capabilities of its HHonors app by integrating with Uber’s API, providing automated Ride Requests from inside the Hilton app to improve guest experience.
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.
In response to nine months of customer feedback, Postmates updated its API with two, oft-requested enhancements: batching and multiple drop-offs
We've recently added 8 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Crime, eCommerce and Learning Management Systems. Here's a summary of the new additions.
Six new APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in Mapping, Transportation, and Optimization categories, among others. Here's a summary of what is new.
Project44's enables Sunset Pacific Transportation to increase profitability and market share using project44’s dynamic new pricing engine API.
Google Cloud Platform now allows an organization to use its own encryption keys to protect data for Compute Engine resources. The service is available in beta.
The 2016 Honda Accord, set to go on sale in August, features integration with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, as well as Honda Sensing sensor technologies.
Autodata expands API offerings to include Known Fixes and Bulletins API adding to developer-friendliness and allowing easier integration with business systems.
DataSift has announced the launch of VEDO Intent, a new service that makes it possible to build advanced machine learning-based classifiers.
api.ai has announced the launch of api.ai for connected cars, a customizable Siri-like voice interface that can be easily integrated with connected car platforms and services.