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Daily API RoundUp: COVID-19, Fountain, Carbon and More, Qarnot, Remotive

Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Coronavirus, Recognition and Sustainability. Featured today are 6 APIs for COVID-19, an API for onboarding freelance workers, and an API for reading license plates. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

Daily API RoundUp: Bigstep, Ocrolus, Ryu Games, ClimaCell, Banuba

Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, Messaging, and Augmented Reality. Highlights include the YellowSchedule API for scheduling and booking services, and the FaceX API for adding facial recognition functions to applications.

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.

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: Mercedes-Benz, Applied Recognition, Figure Eight, DroneMapper

Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Backup, Mapping, Auto, and Recognition. Highlights include the Trend Micro Smart Check API for enterprise security, and the Figure Eight API for machine learning data annotations. Here's a rundown of what is new.