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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.
To coincide with Google I/O today, productivity app Evernote has released version 2.0 of its Evernote for Android SDK. The new release is available now on GitHub.
Postman continues to turn heads with its innovative API development platform. Built out of frustration with poorly maintained API docs, Postman markets through empathy.
Six APIs have been added to the directory in Notifications, Location, and Charity categories, among others. Also added, client libraries for use with Facebook Graph API.
Despite not giving full control over configuration, Google Prediction API does offer a RESTful interface for building machine learning models such as this activity tracker.