Mashups using the same API (2)
Where were you when Hurricane Sandy hit, and what were you doing? If you're like many other ProgrammableWeb readers, you weren't watching news reports on TV--you were using social media to keep tabs on your friends and family, and taking advantage of the vast amounts of data available on the Internet to make sense of the situation. Below, a round-up of how Twitter and other online resources helped people get through the record-breaking "super storm."
Although many of us currently use online services for our weather reports, some still like to watch the television for their weather news. The Weather Channel is the main go-to channel for weather, offering weather reports whenever you're in need of them. It recently started to integrate Twitter into the televised reports, searching Twitter for locals talking about the weather. It also has a special site where you can find weather-related tweets for your own city.
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 NEA Datasets API offers updated weather, and environmental information by Singapore's National Environment Agency. It provides an application with ultraviolet information, forecasts, and...||Data||11.09.2015|
||The Qalendra Predictions API provides long-range predictions for travel and hospitality. This Restful API responds in the JSON format and employs HTTP Basic Authentication. It is powered by...||Travel||09.09.2015|
||The ECMWF API allows outside developers to access some internal data and features of the ECMWF center. This external access is limited and managed by the User Profile access (Member State, Commercial...||Software-as-a-Service||08.06.2015|
||The Apixu API provides weather data for developing weather apps. The RESTful API uses JSON over HTTP for requests/returns and requires an API Key for authentication. Apixu offers data for real-time...||Weather||06.10.2015|
||The PollenCheck API lets users query the service for pollen forecasts and location information, and register new locations. Responses are formatted in JSON. PollenCheck provides pollen forecasts...||Health||06.08.2015|