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Daily API RoundUp: Tracehorse, Scanbot, Staytus, StackStorm, Horizen

Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Scanning, Cryptocurrency, and Gambling. Highlights include the Tracehorse API which provides odds for horse racing, the StackStorm API for managing your IT stack, and an API that offers random insults.

US HHS Introduces New Healthcare APIs

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.

Daily API RoundUp: Octoparse, WHO, Splitit, Democracy Club, Peacemakr

Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Science, Voting, and Extraction. Highlights include the SciTools Plus API for genetic analysis, and the GHO API from the World Health Organization for health data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

Facebook Sues Analytics Company for Malicious SDK

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.

ProgrammableWeb's Most Clicked, Shared and Talked About APIs of 2019: Big Data and Analytics

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.

Top 10 APIs for OCR

Optical Character Recognition, or OCR, provides a way to read letters and numbers off of images, handwritten notes, invoices and receipts, videos, or any other visual media and convert it to machine readable text. Here are the ten most popular APIs in the ProgrammableWeb directory for OCR services.

Daily API RoundUp: Ingram Micro, Dataverse, Zaius, PageCDN

Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the Science, Cryptocurrency, and Financial categories, among others. Highlights include the Chooch object and facial recognition API and the Dataverse API for research data access. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

13 Top Recognition APIs

Recent technology backed by machine learning is making it possible to recognize people and objects from images, videos, sounds, body parts, speech, phrases, characters, even typing. Developers can find over two-hundred APIs for Recognition on ProgrammableWeb. Here are some top choices.