Amazon recently released Amazon Maps API version 2.0. The mapping API has long enabled developers to add maps to their apps for Amazon’s Fire Tablets and the Fire Phone.
Google is closing Freebase, a community-curated database of well-known people, places, and things, and providing a tool that will enable its data to be imported into the Wikidata project.
Anxious to ride the wearables train to success, Sony will launch a business and sports-targeted competitor to Google Glass along with an SDK so developers can customize it.
Google Cardboard has taken the next steps in its journey to become a key player in the VR space by adding APIs and detailed specifications to manufacture Cardboard.
With the release of Sync 3, Ford completely overhauled its in-vehicle infotainment system, and there are some new tools available to developers.