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Twelve APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Mapping, Weather, and Addresses. Highlights include an API for free surface-based weather observations, and APIs for Natural Language Processing in news articles. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Ping Identity's API security solution, PingIntelligence for APIs, recently received a series of improvements. New features include cloud-based access, detection of new/API-specific cyber threats, Splunk environment support, and an expanded portfolio of API gateways capable of integration.
Aphelion wants to be the fastest, least expensive trading option available in the blockchain world. The company has built its platform on the NEO blockchain, which puts it outside the mainstream trading environment. Soon, Aphelion will have cross chain integration and an API to bring it mainstream.
GoodSender claimed its latest victim: the Telegram Bot API. Telegram is known for the strong encryption it provides in its messaging platform. However, the same level encryption is not used for the Bot API. Luckily for Telegram, the Bot API is less popular and just over 100 users were affected.
SurchX, today announced that its fee recovery product is now available to merchants operating in the United States. SurchX’s API uses sophisticated algorithms that enable retailers to securely pass merchants’ fees for credit card transactions onto the customer.
Earlier this week, Blockchain technology company Blockstream launched the beta version of its Blockstream Satellite API. The API allows users a way to create applications that broadcast private data messages worldwide using the Blockstream Satellite network to anyone with a satellite receiver.
Recent reports and Android open source documentation indicate an Android Game SDK for Unity is in the works. Neither Google nor Unity has made announcements regarding the project; however, the move is a natural step for both Google and Unity given the current mobile device and gaming environment.
Kong announced two new features that aim to simplify API development with the assistance of AI and ML. The new tools, Kong Brain and Kong immunity, have been added to the company’s Kong Enterprise platform and automate processes that include documentation, configuration, and traffic analysis.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Documents, Air Travel, and Home Automation. Highlights include an API for fitness centers, and an API for integrating Speakap enterprise social networks. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
TensorFlow 2.0 is almost here. The team originally announced TensorFlow 2.0 late last year, and now more details have been announced. A public preview is expected in early this year with a new central API model, new features, changes, and a particular focus on experimentation.
Salesforce announced a suite of tools aimed at alleviating the pressure placed on companies to develop competitive mobile experiences. With the release of Lightning Platform Mobile, Salesforce is providing a low-code development environment that should help jumpstart the mobile app dev process.
Google wants to ensure a greater percentage of apps have 64-bit versions for newer devices. That's why Google recently revealed a revised set of deadlines for developers, who will need to update their apps if they want to continue distributing them via the Play Store. Here's what you need to know.
APIs have a natural lifecycle and at times there is a need to close them down or transition to a new approach. Each lifecycle stage brings with it a specific focus, a single question that should be top-of-mind. Your answer to these five questions will inform how your API moves through the lifecycle.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Financial, News Services, and Authentication. Featured APIs include an API for Instagram content publishing for businesses and an API for public records and government transparency. Here's a look at what is new.
Google has released a stable version of Android Studio 3.3 that the company says is focused on delivering a refined experience and higher quality and stability. By taking developer feedback to heart, Google believes Android Studio 3.3 will help keep application writers productive.
Salesforce has announced a set of upgrades to Commerce Cloud, the company’s cloud-based commerce solution that provides tools for building unified buying experiences across all customer touchpoints. These new tools are headlined by AI-enhanced APIs that help to encourage user engagement.
JETCO has opened an API exchange for banks regional to Hong Kong. The exchange provides a single access point to over 200 APIs from 13 banks. The APIs provide access to banking services offered from the participant banks. The API exchange is open for developers across industries.
This week Microsoft announced a few updates to their Azure Blockchain Workbench, a platform for building blockchain applications. The release of v 1.6.0 brings with it new features including application versions, an egress messaging API, and streamlined smart contract development.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Hardware, and Networking. Highlights include APIs for retrieving digital content from the University of California, and an API which returns the elevation of an application user.
Instagram has updated the Content Publishing API, a subset of the Instagram Graph API endpoints, to allow members with business accounts to schedule the publication of video content. Until recently, only direct photo publishing was available through the API.