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Microsoft recently announced Open Service Mesh (OSM). OSM is a lightweight and extensible cloud native service mesh. OSM runs on Kubernetes and was built for that community. OSM is an open source project and Microsoft has already proposed to donate OSM to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation.
In May, Backblaze announced a beta release of S3 compatible APIs for its B2 cloud storage. It had been the most requested feature to Backblaze and the APIs were rolled out with a few strategic partners. The test period was a success and the APIs are now moving to general availability.
Cloudflare announced Cloudflare Workers Unbound. Workers Unbound is a serverless platform for developers with a specific focus on flexibility, performance, security, ease of use, and pricing. Users can run complicated workloads across the Cloudflare network and pay only for what's used.
Hasura, a data access infrastructure company, recently introduced Hasura Cloud. Hasura Cloud provides secure and instant access to data across hybrid and multi-cloud environments. It uses the unified GraphQL API to achieve this cross-cloud capability. Hasura uses an API and security first model.
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.
IntelligenceBank, a provider of marketing operations software for content marketers, has announced a new solution that extends the capabilities of the company’s API. The new solution is called Handshakes and is designed to provide workflow integrations to accelerate innovation on the platform.
At this year's virtual version of Microsoft Build, Microsoft introduced Project Reunion. The project lays out the next steps Microsoft will take to break down the remaining barriers between the Win32 APIs and the Universal Windows Platform APIs. The result is a common platform for all Windows apps.
Vonage has announced new functionality for their Verify API that aims to streamline the authentication workflow for the company’s partners. These updates include new authentication workflows and events, as well as custom PIN capabilities for more granular control over the authentication process.
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.
Dynatrace has announced the release of the all-new Dynatrace Environment API. The new API is a part of the company’s Cluster API and appears to be in beta. Dynatrace is providing this resource to enable developers to automatically create, update, or delete monitoring environments.
In this presentation of ProgrammableWeb's Developers Rock Podcast, David Berlind, editor in chief of ProgrammableWeb interviews Andrew Lawrence, director of product management at Commerce Cloud at Salesforce. Salesforce Commerce Cloud has launched a newly redesigned API developer portal.
Google has beta released its new Cloud AI Platform Pipelines. It allows developers to deploy robust, repeatable ML pipelines that include monitoring, auditing, version tracking, and reproducibility. Google has specifically designed the offering to be enterprise-ready, simple to install, and secure.
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.
Twilio has released its annual State of Customer Engagement Report and to find out more about the report and the trends that it spotlights, ProgrammableWeb's editor-in-chief David Berlind captured a video interview with Al Cook, the company's Vice President and General Manager of AI
Google has announced the general availability of its Stackdriver Cloud Monitoring dashboards API. The dashboards API is part of Google Cloud. It allows users to read the configuration for existing dashboards, create new dashboards, update existing dashboards and delete dashboards no longer used.
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.
This morning, Amazon Web Services reported "increased API error rates" in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region. The first reported errors affected only Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2). As AWS looked into the issue, it later found that as many as seven different services were impacted.
Elastic Cloud on Kubernetes (ECK) is now generally available. ECK offers a seamless method to deploy, manage, and operate the Elastic Stack on Kubernetes. The goal of ECK is to "orchestrate Elasticsearch on Kubernetes and provide a SaaS-like experience for Elastic products on Kubernetes."
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.