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Less than a day removed from a security breach that led to several high profile Twitter accounts being hacked, Twitter is delaying the launch of an all-new API. The new Twitter API is intended to provide developers with a robust feature set and an easy path to advanced data access.
Digitex Futures, a cryptocurrency futures exchange, has launched a new trading API that it hopes will be used for reading market data, sending trade histories, facilitating copy trading, and developing automated strategies. The company’s users have long requested this functionality.
Planet, an Earth-imaging API provider, has introduced a new Developer Trial Program. The program allows developers to use Planet’s suite of APIs before signing up and paying for production use. Trial users receive an actual API key that allows real requests and receives real data.
Datadog, cloud security and monitoring platform, has launched Error Tracking. The new product automatically collects application errors in real-time. Then, it aggregates into action items for engineering teams to respond to. It includes automated collection and visualization tools.
Eighteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, Health and Real Estate. Featured today are APIs are several APIs for tracking COVID-19 and an API for nutrition analysis. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
The COVID pandemic has pressured businesses more than ever to communicate with and serve customers without needing physical interaction. This article looks at how with the right approach, APIs can transform the way companies interact with customers by creating one seamless chain of communication.
AIH Technology has announced a new inclusive Facial Recognition as a Service API. The company’s facial recognition algorithm is designed to be ethnicity neutral which many facial recognition providers have failed to accomplish. The API is currently available through the Microsoft Azure Marketplace.
The first US contact tracing app based on the collaborative Apple-Google API has launched in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The first pilot-test using the Apple-Google API has launched in the state of Alabama, with University of Alabama campuses as the test-case ground zero.
Unsplash, an online image provider, has released an open image dataset. The new library currently contains over 2 million high quality images, with 16GB of accompanying data. The accompanying data includes keyword-image conversions, community and AI-generated keywords, EXIF, and more
Infotech, a provider of infrastructure construction software solutions, today launched a user-requested application programming interface (API) for its document workflow service Doc Express that promotes integration with other key software solutions.
Earth's oceans are vast and deep, and developers who want to create an application using data about oceans or ocean-related topics need Marine APIs to accomplish their task. Find suitable Marine APIs, or Application Programmaing Interfaces, on ProgrammableWeb. Here are 12 popular choices.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Restaurants, and Mapping. Featured is an API for turning spreadsheets into APIs, an API for gathering data about social media influencers, and others. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
IBM has introduced OpenAPI Comment Parser. The new offering brings API reference creation and code development into the same environment. The theory is that API references will improve, and stay updated, if developers don’t have to bounce back and forth between their code and the API reference.
Just a month after announcing changes to ML Kit, Google’s machine learning toolkit for mobile application development, that were designed to simplify the developer experience, Google is again adding new features. This week’s announcement is the addition of Digital Ink Recognition.
Google has slowly been introducing changes to the Google Search Console API, all geared toward improving API performance in light of increased demand. The most recent changes will affect developers that are querying the API for internal data.
Microsoft recently announced Open Service Mesh (OSM). OSM is a lightweight and extensible cloud native service mesh. OSM runs on Kubernetes and was built for that community. OSM is an open source project and Microsoft has already proposed to donate OSM to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
Android 11 beta 3 is here and with it Google is calling upon all developers to update their apps accordingly. The official Android 11 release is mere weeks away at this point, and it is important for apps to be compatible with the new features in Android 11. Here's what you need to know.
Facebook just announced v8.0 of its Graph and Marketing APIs. Per usual, the new releases include some breaking changes, feature updates, and deprecations. The company is pointing developers to the Platform Initiatives Hub to stay up to date with all company plans and programs.
Canvs, a leader in emotion and behavior insights, announced today that all of Canvs’s solutions can be integrated into any business applications with Canvs APIs, allowing more flexibility and control over how, where, and when companies receive Canvs analytics and data.
The UK Department of Work and Pensions were able to draw from their existing API library during COVID-19 because of an existing microservices approach to building out: their integration lead, Jaqui Ledgetter explains how having many small, easily-adjusted components empowered them to shift rapidly.