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A political campaign app designed for the Likud party in Israel has been found to include a basic API flaw that exposed the personal information of almost 6.5 million users. Likud, the party of Israeli prime minister Netanyahu, designed the app to help users receive campaign news and updates.
Developers looking to create applications for, or about, restaurants can find data about menus, locations, ratings, operations, recipes, nutrition, staffing and more in the ProgrammableWeb API directory. In this article we highlight top APIs from our Restaurants category for creating applications.
Eight APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including IoT, 3D, and Virtualization. Highlights include an API that enables IoT devices to notify the authorities in case of an emergency, and an API for encrypting and signing documents. Here's a look at what is new.
Last week GitHub announced the beta release of the GitHub Actions API. Today, the company is expanding the availability of the API to include all repositories. Additionally, GitHub provided us with a little more detail on the API’s benefits to users.
Apple has recently announced the beta version of iOS 13.4 and developers have noticed an exciting new API that may portend all-new iOS features. The new CarKey API that has been found in the latest release is expected to allow iOS users to unlock their cars using NFC (near-field communication).
Service Objects, real-time global contact validation solution provider, has released a major upgrade to its DOTS Address Validation – Canada API-based service. This Canada-specific version of DOTS Address Validation uses address matching algorithms to verify, correct and change Canadian addresses.
Facebook has announced the release of a new beta API that will provide businesses with a method for offering its customers simple follow-up information. The new Messenger One-Time Notification API is designed for situations like price drops of merchandise or changes in availability.
The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, a post-trade financial services company providing clearing and settlement services, has launched an API marketplace. The marketplace will provide DTCC customers and partners with a single location for APIs developed by DTCC for its various services.
Postman has bolstered its enterprise platform with two new features. API Builder allows developers to build APIs directly within Postman. A new reporting feature, currently in beta, provides insight regarding how APIs are used throughout a particular development environment.
Twitter recently announced that on December 24, 2019, it became aware of a large network of fake accounts that were abusing the company’s API to match phone numbers to user’s accounts. Twitter noted that these attacks may be connected to state-sponsored actors from Iran, Israel, and Malaysia.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Storage, Video, and Marketing. Highlights include an API for fashion recognition and an API for Iron Mountain enterprise storage solutions. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Paytm today launched an All-In-One payments system along with an SDK for third-party integration. The All-In-One system includes point-of-sale touchscreen machines, payment gateway switches and a QR code that works across UPI through Paytm or other apps, RuPay cards and for Paytm wallet.
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.
At the ARC Advisory Group’s Annual Industry Forum, the Eclipse Foundation announced the launch of the Sparkplug Working Group, which is driving the evolution and broad adoption of the Eclipse Sparkplug specification that enables the creation of open, interoperable, Industrial IoT solutions.
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.