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vpnMentor‘s team of “hacktivist” security researchers recently announced the discovery of an exposed database connected to Orvibo Smart Home products. The vulnerable account information exposed in the database includes 2 billion logs detailing everything from usernames to precise device locations.
Google recently announced that the Google Ads API, which was officially launched back in March of 2019, has been reverted back to beta. The decision was made based on feedback from users who had concerns about response time when compared to the AdWords API that it was meant to replace.
The United States Justice Department launched an online portal that provides users with information on lobbyists working on behalf of foreign governments. The portal includes a new API that allows developers to programmatically analyze the myriad data provided.
Acquired.com has announced the release of a new API-powered payment solution that the company claims will allow businesses to pay partners in just a few seconds. Additionally, the solution will provide visibility into the status of the transfer.
GIPHY, the provider of a database and search engine for animated GIFs, has announced a new SDK that provides third-parties access to GIFs, stickers, and additional new content like GIPHY Emoji and Text. With this release, the company hopes to accelerate integration for third-party app developers.
Orderful, a provider of SaaS solutions for enterprise Electronic Data Interchange, announced a new API platform for EDI that allows users to trade supply chain data globally. This solution is designed to allow companies to integrate once, rather than building custom integrations for every partner.
Agora.io, a provider of voice, video, and live interactive streaming solutions, announced the release of the Agora Video Chat SDK for Unity. This new SDK will allow game developers to embed video chat directly into their games. With this release, Agora.io is now a Unity Verified Solutions partner.
ABBYY, a provider of document capture and optical character recognition services, announced a new SDK for mobile web capture. With the ABBYY Mobile WebCapture SDK developers will be able to add real-time image and data capture to mobile web services.
Proxy today announced a new open platform that includes a new Access API and Identity SDK. This new platform is designed to provide developers with all the necessary tools to build custom identity services that recognize individuals based on their personal identity signal.
Akamai has announced the release of Akamai Edge Cloud and an accompanying IoT Edge Connect service. With the announcement of these new tools the company is hoping to “streamline and secure the delivery of data to connected devices and in-application messaging at scale.”
Google AutoML Translate was launched last year with the intent of allowing users to translate global content via automated machine learning without needing to learn how to code. The platform's Translate API has some newly announced features.
LabTwin recently announced that a new open API will enhance its offering by providing deeper integration and streamlined communication. These upgrades aim to reduce data fragmentation that is caused by information being spread across different tools and platforms.
IEX Group, Inc. has announced the release of IEX Cloud, a new platform that provides developers with access to curated financial data and various tools that streamline integration. This new offering will operate as an independent company, separate from IEX Group’s flagship stock exchange.
BNP Paribas recently announced the release of a developer portal that helps to streamline the discovery of resources including PSD2 compliant APIs. The service is aimed at Payment Service Providers (PSP) and features extensive documentation as well as an API testing environment.
MuleSoft announced updates to the Anypoint Platform, providing organizations with tools to help build collaborative ecosystems. With the debut of API Community Manager, MuleSoft has brought together a collection of resources that will enable users to build customized digital experiences.
Today at Google I/O, the company highlighted key updates to the API that will allow developers to fine tune the way that end users interact with authentication prompts, as well as providing new tools for recognizing device compatibility.
Today in a session at Google I/O, Kobi Glick gave attendees an overview of some of the key updates to the Android App Bundle. These updates include new metrics added to Android vitals, upgraded security features, and options for conditional delivery of application features.
Today at one of Google I/O’s morning sessions, Svetoslav Ganov (Android Team engineer) and Charmaine D’silva (product manager) discussed some of the privacy changes in Android Q. They also highlighted best practices for building privacy forward apps.
During Google’s I/O 2019 conference, the company announced several updates to its Google Maps Platform that include a new Maps SDK for Android and the addition of deck.gl support. Travis McPhail, an engineering lead for the Maps Platform, shared these updates along with several best practices.