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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.
The smart cities agenda is transforming how cities manage their infrastructure and how they communicate with citizens and local businesses. Open data and the use of sensor technologies to provide real-time feedback on the use of urban infrastructure are two components at the center of what is considered a “smart city.” How are developers using public transport APIs to empower a smart cities agenda and what is the progress of city authorities looking to make their transportation systems smart? ProgrammableWeb surveys some of the latest advances and reviews city progress in opening transport data via API.
Google added a new layer to its own mapping application to show transit routes in the 400+ cities where it has data. The result is an easy way to see nearby bus and train stops on the web or on some mobile phones. Unfortunately, neither the data nor the imagery is available in the API version of Google Maps.
||The Reise API offers integration with Ruter's journey planner service. GET methods are used for requests. Ruter is a Norway based transportation firm that provides information about several related...||Travel||09.19.2016|
City of Chicago Divvy Bicycle Stations - Historical
||The City of Chicago Divvy Bicycle Stations - Historical Stations API captures past data and trends of the availability of bicycles and spaces for retuning bicycles at Divvy stations in the City of...||Cycling||08.29.2016|
City of Chicago Divvy Bicycle Stations
||The City of Chicago Divvy Bicycle Stations API lists the pick-up and return locations of the Divvy bike sharing system. Notably, the API generates lists of all approved locations of system, including...||Cycling||08.29.2016|
City of Chicago Divvy Trips
||The City of Chicago Divvy Trips API supports the development of apps for individual divvy bike sharing trips. It offers users access to detailed descriptions of the origins, destinations, and...||Transportation||08.29.2016|
Laminar Regulation Data
||The Laminar Regulation Data API integrates regulations of a particular ICAO region. It can also implement a summary of aerodynamic regulations. Available as REST architecture with HTTP requests and...||Data-as-a-Service||08.24.2016|