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FreshLime, a customer connection platform, has announced an API for access to its platform. Through the API, users can integrate FreshLime directly into third party systems of all types: CRM, POS, Field Management, etc. Such apps and systems are enhanced with FreshLime customer engagement tools.
It is expected that with Android 11, Google will add new App Compatibility features within developer options that will simplify the application testing process. The new features will operate on a per-app basis and display behavior changes based on API level.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Transcription, PDF, and Security. Highlights include an API for receiving alerts about the Launchkey authentication service and several APIs for Ekata identity verification services. Here's a look at what is new.
Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes (ECK) is now generally available. ECK offers a seamless method to deploy, manage, and operate the Elastic Stack on Kubernetes. The goal of ECK is to "orchestrate Elasticsearch on Kubernetes and provide a SaaS-like experience for Elastic products on Kubernetes."
API Fortress, an API continuous testing platform, has announced Mass Functional Test Generation. Mass Functional Test Generation allows users to import OpenAPI files and generate a large number of functional tests for those files. The test generator is currently in beta release.
Good API portals meet developers where they are in terms of technology and language choice by offering SDKs and sample code in languages that are appropriate for developers. This article looks at TomTom’s developer portal that treats its SDKs as a first-class citizen on par with their API offerings.
Firmex, a provider of virtual data room and secure document sharing solutions used by companies worldwide, recently announced the availability of its application programming interface (API) that enables developers to integrate their VDR with existing third-party enterprise systems.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, Data Mining, and Auto. Some highlights are an API that returns data about Superheros from multiple sources, and an API that uses machine learning for crawling the web.
Bing announced version 13 of the Bing Ads API in April of 2019. With that announcement came the warning of version 12’s demise, which was scheduled for October 31, 2019. That time has come and past. Bing is now notifying developers that all version 12 endpoints will soon return error 303.
It has been reported that HSBC, a British multinational investment bank, has announced several new treasury APIs that will serve 27 markets around the world. These new APIs aim to improve the transparency and efficiency of financial transactions for HSBC’s customers.
The end of Chrome Apps is coming. The advances in browser technology has Google convinced that the Web is fully capable of delivering a first class experience. Accordingly, the need for Chrome Apps is no longer necessary, and Google will start the phase out process in March 2020.
The CNCF, which is responsible for maintaining Kubernetes, has announced a bug bounty program for the popular open-source container orchestration system. In partnership with Google and HackerOne, the CNCF will offer rewards ranging from $100 - $10,000 to worthy researchers.
Facebook doesn't fact check or monitor the content of political ads. Instead, the company offers Facebook Ad Library, Ad Library Report, and the Ad Library API so researchers can study how users are targeted on Facebook, and monitor Facebook Ads' impact on elections. Are the tools working?
Appdome, a provider of no-code security solutions for mobile apps, has announced a new service for generating progressive web apps from existing websites and cloud applications. The new offering, SecurePWA, claims to require zero coding when generating PWAs from any website or cloud property.
Epigen Senior Information Security Architect Trevor Bryant decides it's time to get smart about the art of securing APIs. As it turns out, there's no one-stop-shop to get smart about API security. Bryant retraces his steps as he attempts to become an overnight expert on the topic of API Security.
Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Blockchain, Bots, Financial, and Tourism. Highlights include the Finnhub.io API for free data about stocks foreign currency exchange, and cryptocurrency. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Back in 2019 at GitHub Universe, GitHub announced GitHub for mobile, beginning with a beta iOS app that was available immediately following the announcement. The company is now following up on the promise of a fully-native Android experience with GitHub for Android being announced today.
ICICI Bank, a leading private bank in India, has launched an API portal. The portal includes 250 APIs that allow partners to build innovative banking solutions. The company sees the portal as the next step in moving India towards the Open Banking model that continues to expand around the world.
From the DC Area API Meetup, Accrue Ltd. CEO Benoit Brookens III discusses the concept of alternative data and how it can be used to improve predictive analysis. In his presentation, Brookens looks back at typhoons rated as 8 or higher and correlates their timing to movement in financial markets.
Google announced in December of 2019 that it will soon require that third-party applications support OAuth 2.0 as a connection method for access to G Suite data. In June 2020 Google will begin denying access to users that attempt to login to less secure apps (LSAs).