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Seven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Text, Mapping, and Games. Highlights include an API that offers data about gaming giveaways and an API for adding polls to applications or websites. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Six APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Authentication, and Weather. Highlights include an API that enables connectivity to home automation services for baby notifications and an API for finding podcasts. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Nine APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Sports, Collaboration, and Customer Service. Featured is an API that enables applications to accept biometrics for authentication and an API for sports marketing services. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Microsoft has announced that in an effort to provide increased security GitHub nad Visual Studio users will no longer be able to use account passwords for API authentication. The company will soon require token-based authentication for all interactions that require authentication.
Okta, a company that provides identity solutions for the enterprise industries, has launched a new SDK that is intended to simplify authentication for end-users while also improving device security. The new Okta Devices SDK was announced at the second annual Okta Showcase developer conference.
PayByFace, a provider of biometric authentication services, has announced early access to a new developer portal and accompanying APIs. The company is hoping that increased engagement with external developers will improve customer experiences while also increasing innovation.
Standard methods for biometric authentication, think fingerprint scanning and facial recognition, are extremely problematic given the current cultural expectation that masks, and often gloves, be worn throughout the day. UnifyID has launched a new gait-based biometric authentication API to help.
Moonlight, a project management platform that focuses on decentralized workforces, has announced the release of a new developer portal and SDK. The new developer portal, which has been named Vivid, enabled third-party developers to use Vivid as an authentication service.
Email Industries has announced a new set of products for email deliverability and compliance. These new services are aimed at helping email service providers and their customers. Alfred knows, is an email verification tool that will work in tandem with BlackBox, the company’s email compliance tool.
Apple recently introduced a new addition to its DeviceCheck services: the App Attest API. The App Attest API generates a cryptographic key on a device that is used to validate the integrity of an app before a server provides sensitive data access. An Apple server is used instead.
GitHub has announced that beginning on November 13th, 2020, they will require that developers using the GitHub REST API use token-based authentication. This will now be required for all authenticated operations in replacement of the previously allowed account password access.
Ekata has announced its latest addition to its identity verification dataset. The new feature, Network Score, uses machine learning to better identify good customers and bad customers. Based on activity pattern analysis, Network Score flags potentially risky digital transactions.
Hello Soda identified that many stakeholders were having difficulty implementing multiple identity verification solutions independently. Its developers have responded to this challenge and the lack of cross-solution data analysis to help perform enhanced checks with the launch of Sodium.
APIs are core to digital business—assembling data, events, and services from within the organization and across devices. With organizations moving more of business online, those APIs are being exposed to externalities, whether to other departments, customers, or enterprises in their partner network.
Service Objects, a company that provides APIs for contact and customer data verification, has announced a new API that provides access to global geolocation data based on address. Specifically, the DOTS Address Geocode API provides both longitude and latitude coordinates.
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.
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.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Transcription, PDF, and Security. Highlights include an API for receiving alerts about the Launchkey authentication service and several APIs for Ekata identity verification services. Here's a look at what is new.
This article is part of a series about Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs that were added to our directory during 2019. Security and Privacy APIs are covered here. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and also by mentions on social media.