Carma has launched an API with a carrot: $2.5 million in prizes for developers to create apps. Black Girls Code holds Love is Respect Hackathon. Plus: Nclose offers Layer 7 API management, and the State Department creates a Fishackacton.
From the two sides of the globe, CA Technologies -- owner of the Layer 7 API Management Suite -- has announced new API services aimed at providing developers and enterprises with a full mobile suite platform. At DeveloperWeek in San Francisco, Dana Crane, senior product manager at CA Technologies, launched the General Availability of the API Portal; at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Dimitri Sirota, Layer 7 cofounder, talked to ProgrammableWeb about the launch of the API Gateway.