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The week is coming to a close which means it’s time to bring you the news we couldn’t cover with a look at what what going on in the world of APIs. In time for the tenth anniversary of reCAPTCHA Google announced that they are bringing the spam protection service to Android.
Sometimes, there's more API economy news than there's time to cover it. But you deserve to know, right? So, here's another installation of ProgrammableWeb's "Briefly, In other API Economy News" so you see some of that other stuff that comes our way, but that might not otherwise get covered.
Dotloop has launched a new API for developers. The API will allow developers to integrate external real estate technology and transaction services with dotloop’s platform. More than 20 developer partners, MLSs and real estate brands are set to utilize the API.
This weekend hackers will gather for the Febreze Home Hackathon at the RobotX Space event in Santa Clara. The challenge is to “envision a home system that blends music with scent, or an interconnected room that uses feeling, sight and smell”, by leveraging access to APIs for the Febreze Home device.
This article is part of a 10-part series about interesting APIs that were added to our directory during 2016. Health and Environment APIs are covered in this segment. The APIs were chosen by our researchers, by popularity according to website traffic, and by mentions on social media.
Finding an apartment in San Francisco’s notoriously competitive rental market is a challenge. The author of this tutorial created a mashup of the Slackbot API with maps and a Craigslist scraper to help him identify apartments that match his criteria as soon as they become available.
In a recent report on The Connected Home, Gartner predicts considerable growth in the use of digital personal assistants on smartphones to control smart devices throughout the home. This trend will take the focus off automation apps and place it on APIs for creating the programmable home.
Nest Labs this week unveiled a number of updates to its Works with Nest API, giving third parties the ability to add new features to smart home products that integrate with Nest's devices, the Nest Learning Thermostat, Nest Protect smoke and carbon monoxide detector and Nest Cam security camera.
We've added eleven APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory today in categories such as Mapping, Payments, and Real Estate. Here's a summary of what is new.
At the Solid conference, which focuses on the Internet of Things, Ammunition co-founder Robert Brunner discussed the design of smart everyday things.
Nest refreshes entire product lineup and highlights the growing opportunity for developers to connect to more than just smartphones.
Lithuanian startup PlaceILive wants to offer a crowdsourced and open data review site for neighborhoods, including a Life Quality Index API that real estate agents can use.
A vulnerability in Z-Way’s Angular API means hackers can access and control devices linked to a Z-Wave system. Z-Wave is aware of the exposure, but is leaving security to users.
We've added 10 APIs to the directory today in Travel, Government, and Real Estate categories, among others. Also new are Ruby and Python libraries for ActiveCampaign email API.
SDKs from IoT platform Temboo have been embedded into new hardware chips from Samsung and Qualcomm, giving devs a new market entry point for building IoT products.
Insteon today announced a new API that will allow internet-of-things developers to create home automation tools for the Microsoft Band.
Myfox provides an API that allows developers to access this functionality and encourages them to build new applications around Myfox’s technology.