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Unwired Labs’ LocationAPI allows developers to instantly locate any mobile device using the cell ID and an algorithm based on an extensive database of WiFi and cell tower objects.
Precision medical company BaseHealth has released a genomic API with five services for health, fitness, well-being and medical application use.
Six APIs were added to the directory today in the Auto, Email, and Human Resources categories, among others. Also new are client libraries for BugHerd and EmailDirect.
IBM's Watson Tradeoff Analytics service is now GA. The Watson cognitive service allows users to consider various options against varied criteria at the same time.
With its AppViews software, URX is making available SDKs and APIs that let developers create a custom interface using the images and metadata in its recommendation engine.
Google Places API has drastically improved the ability of developers to provide engaging contextual information based on a user’s location, thanks to useful function and widgets.
Six APIs were added to the directory in Auto, Cryptocurrency, and Recognition categories, among others. Also added were client libraries for use with Intuit QuickBooks Online API.
At Google I/O 2015, Google announced a new version of Google Now that can snoop on your application activity without requiring developers to recode their apps.
Google announced a suite of new security and authentication APIs with the Google Identity Platform. The platform includes Smart Lock, Google Sign-in and Google Identity Toolkit.
Google I/O announcements include API updates that give developers more features within Chromecast, as well as multi-player gaming opportunities with Google Cast.
Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in the Payments, Cryptocurrency, and Application Development categories.
A major security vulnerability in Apache Cordova could give attackers the ability to tamper with Android applications with just a single click.
Mertech has launched a multilanguage, multiprotocol API development tool aimed at the SMB market. Named Evolution, the tool allows Windows apps to be consumed as a service.
SDKs from IoT platform Temboo have been embedded into new hardware chips from Samsung and Qualcomm, giving devs a new market entry point for building IoT products.