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Jaxta is an online music credentials resource that was founded in 2015 with the aim of ensuring that music creators get the credit that they are due. The company now operates a massive database of music credits and has announced an API to expose this data for third-party use.
Yelp recently announced that it will open source its fuzz-lightyear testing framework. Fuzz-lightyear specifically identifies Insecure Direct Object Reference (IDOR) vulnerabilities which present some of the most difficult vulnerabilities for enterprises to systematically defend against.
There's a digital revolution going on in the banking sector, and APIs are paving the way for developers to get in on the action. In this article, we give details about the ten most popular Application Programming Interfaces, or APIs, from the ProgrammableWeb Banking category.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Climate, and Artificial Intelligence. Highlights include an API for validating data for AI applications, and an API that uses AI for music creation and composition. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Union Pacific, a freight-hauling railroad franchise, has announced the release of several new APIs that will provide shipping partners with information on inbound and outbound rail shipments. These new APIs serve to increase visibility for customers and also improve automative capabilities.
0xcert, provider of the 0xcert Framework for building decentralized applications, has announced the release of an API that is designed specifically to accelerate the adoption of blockchain technologies. The new API will help users issue and manage non-fungible tokens on the Ethereum blockchain.
Google announced the complete sunset of accelerated budget delivery. Last October, Google sunsetted its use with search campaigns, shopping campaigns, and shared budgets. Now, Google is beginning to sunset its use with other campaign types. Such apps include Display, App, video campaigns and more.
French fintech startup Bankin’ has announced a new API that expands its consumer and business financial offerings to include payment processing. The new Bridge Pay API uses bank transfers to process payments and is being utilized by 12 major French banks.
Google has announced the upcoming shutdown of Google App Maker. Google App Maker is a low-code, G Suite development tool that allows businesses to fill gaps in their business workflows and operations. Google has cited "low usage" as the primary reason for shutting down the tool.
AccountantsWorld is a provider of cloud solutions for accounting and payroll, including Payroll Relief, a payroll processing tool that the company designed specifically for professional accountants and payroll service providers. AccountantsWorld has announced a new Open API.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Safety, Payments, and Location. Highlights include an API from IronCore for managing enterpise privacy, and an API for tracking injuries reported to OSHA. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
PIKA Technologies, a communications OEM, recently introduced the HMP+X2 SDK. HMP+X2 is a network API for PIKA's Host Media Processing (HMP) SDK. Once integrated with HMP+X2, third party developers can enhance their telephony applications and systems with PIKA functionality.
CloudVector, API threat protection platform provider, recently introduced API Shark. API Shark is a free API discovery and observability tool. As APIs are rapidly introduced to public, private, and internal systems; API Shark automatically discovers such APIs when DevOps teams may not be able to.
ProgrammableWeb lists dozens of APIs in the Books category, for everything regearding books, including book buying, book sharing, literacy, textbooks, and book reviews. In this article, we detail the top ten book APIs from that category based on the amount of page visits for each API.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Messaging, Politics, and Healthcare. Featured in this article is an API for cryptographic identity as a service and an API that provides nonpartisan information about politics, elections, and candidates.
Google announced in September of 2019 that they plan on ending support for V3 of the Google Sheets API, a decision that has drawn the ire of some developers. Version 4 of the API was announced at Google I/O 2016, almost 4 years before the seemingly inevitable deprecation of its predecessor.
Google has introduced a new service that aims to centralize, manage, and secure sensitive information like API keys, passwords, certificates, and other important data. Google Cloud Secret Manager is designed to help tackle secret sprawl, a significant barrier to application security.
This morning, Amazon Web Services reported "increased API error rates" in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region. The first reported errors affected only Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). As AWS looked into the issue, it later found that as many as seven different services were impacted.
Scope Technologies provides aerial measurement reports for the construction industry. The company uses real-time data to generate accurate takeoff reports that they claim are both accurate and affordable. Scope Technologies has now announced a new open API developer portal.
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.