The Latest News On The API Economy
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ComFreight has launched an API that automates freight bidding and load matching. Shippers, carriers and brokers can auto-populate loads, truck space and bids.
Sidecar announced same-day package delivery alongside its existing ride-sharing services. Sidecar expects "People + Packages" to represent half its revenue by the end of the year.
Inkmonk brings to the t-shirt and "swag" industry an API strategy that could shake up the way startups and enterprises design, produce and deliver merchandise.
Printchomp's Print API puts the power of a user-friendly print and mail infrastructure at developers' fingertips.
Shipping solutions provider ShipHawk adds extra functionality to their API with real time notification and geolocation tools.
Venture capital firm General Catalyst Partners is creating a fund to invest in companies building businesses and applications on the Stripe Connect platform.
Citrix-owned cloud software Podio is moving into a greater API platform approach this year, with new mobile SDKs and a greater focus on supporting third-party developers.
The ProgrammableWeb directory has over 70 package tracking APIs to help educate developers on available shipment tracking options. The APIs contain various features such as package arrival verification, scanning services, price comparison, and more. Click here to learn about 7 of those APIs.
ShipHawk took top honors and announced its first API at the Silicon Beach Summit in Santa Monica.
Last month, ProgrammableWeb caught up with Alessandro Usseglio Viretta of CR8 • CREATE who deployed the first 3D printing API on Mashape. Three-dimensional printing continues to dominate headlines and cause disruption. As we close 2013, PW followed up with Viretta to discuss his API and get some insight into an emerging technology that is bound to stir the waters in 2014.
Postmaster, a technology company that specializes in small package logistics optimization, has just announced the addition of a new Box and Bin Packing feature to the Postmaster API. Earlier this year, Postmaster launched a beta version of the Postmaster API which helps businesses integrate and optimize the shipping process when using carriers Fedex, UPS, and USPS.
This is the second post of a three part series covering recent trends and developments in Education Technology. This post features information about Learning Management Systems (LMS), Learning Content Management Systems (LCMS), and Education Marketplaces.