With Bike Index, users can register bicycles to protect them from burglars. So far, 31,356 bikes have been registered and over 2,118 stolen bikes have been recovered. In the main site developers can find more information about the JSON API, that includes support to cross-origin resource sharing (CORS), a spec that permits web apps to make AJAX calls without workarounds.The code is available on github.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Satellites, Privacy, and Government. Highlights include an API that tracks federal spending, an API for generating cryptographic keys, and an API that predicts the weather and waters yards accordingly.