When you gotta go, you gotta know: where’s the nearest toilet? SitOrSquat has been helping answer that question for several years. Now the SitOrSquat API will allow you to interface with the app's extensive database of public restrooms, replete with all kinds of meta data.
A community-minded API has a politcal message for the UK's Royal Mail: open up the postal code database. ErnestMarples.com is named after the former postmaster general who apparently first oversaw the introduction of the postal code in the UK.
After launching its public beta a year ago, SimpleGeo is making public its storage product the company is based upon. Though the company has offered a few other geo APIs in the interim, the SimpleGeo Storage API geo database solution is the only product for which it charges and it appears to have lowered the price.