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Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Climate, Payments, and Database. Highlights include an API for searching music libraries by mood, genre, or BPM, and an API for compressing and optimizing images. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Blockchain and Natural Language Processing. Highlights include an API for developing chat bots and an API for enabling visual search of content in television news broadcasts. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
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.
Thirty-two APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Data, Documents, and Financial. Highlights include an API for business records fiscalization, and API for data dashboards, and APIs from Precisely for data accuracy. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Zoom has updated its iOS app to stop sending specific data to Facebook. Zoom's announcement came after Motherboard reported that data such as timezone, city, device details, etc. were sent to Facebook. This sharing came from Zoom's use of the Facebook SDK, which it will now stop.
Spotify has launched a suite of Podcast APIs. Through the APIs, developers can create Podcast experiences specifically for Spotify listeners. The Podcast APIs add nine new endpoints to Spotify's host of developer APIs. For the moment, all of the new Podcast endpoints are in beta.
The US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has finalized two rules aimed at delivering US patients better access to their own health data. Two different departments under HHS (ONC and CMS) have issued these rules, and both rules require the use of APIs for easier patient access to data.
Facebook has filed a lawsuit against OneAudience. The lawsuit alleges that OneAudience paid app developers to embed its SDK on applications that collected personal data from users on Twitter, Facebook, and Google. Facebook and Twitter both exposed the company's practices in November 2019.
The City University of Hong Kong has embraced an API-led approach to education. This move allows CityU to harness the power of APIs while integrating essential elements from their legacy system. Adoption of the new platform is a unifying stroke for their campus.
Security researchers have identified various vulnerabilities within the SoundCloud API that could have allowed attackers to gain access to user accounts and easily initiate DDoS attacks. Checkmarx Research conducted an investigation into the online social music platform.
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.
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.
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.
This article offers an introduction to and tutorial on aviationstack, a free, real-time flight status and global aviation data API used by more than 5,000 companies. It offers up to the minute information on flight departures, arrivals, historical arrival data, routes, airports, airlines, and more.
This article is part of a multi-part series about Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs that were added to our directory during 2019. These featured Lifestyle and Education APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
For this installment of the Most Interesting API series, we focus on APIs added to our directory in categories including Sports, Music, Games, Humor, Video, Gambling, eSports, Animation, TV, Photography, Books, and Podcasts. Have a look for the year's highlighted Entertainment APIs.
This portion of our series about the Most Interesting APIs in 2019 includes APIs developers could utilize for data manipulation purposes, such as accessing data, extracting data from web sources, creating reports and visualizations, database administration, linking data in apps, and more.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Banking, Security, and Logistics. Featured is an API for extracting and verifying data from documents and an API that provides Air Quality Index (AQI) and pollutants data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
A little more than a year ago, at Dreamforce 2018, Salesforce and Apple announced a strategic partnership. This week at Dreamforce 2019 the two companies provided further evidence of this commitment with the announcement of updated Apps and SDKs, all designed with Apple customers in mind.
Corporate decisions are always driven by data and it determines a company’s long-term success. The quality of data a company can access determines their customer experiences, analytics, insights, retention, and revenue. This article looks at ways a company can improve its data quality.