To access the LinkedIn API via iOS, Hisham Raslan offers a library that aims user simplification via Auth2.0. Steps include to follow LinkedIn developer instructions to add an application, select appropriate permissions, and use APIkey/secret key to download the library.
Klout is currently putting the finishing touches on a new version of its API. The company has started a private beta with selected partners, and ProgrammableWeb had the chance to catch an early glimpse of what is to come in this new Klout API.
As a platform for indexing and analyzing machine data, Splunk has emerged as a provider of a Big Data platform that developers can easily invoke. Now Splunk is starting to build an ecosystem around that platform.
The 600 million numbers that Truecaller has in its directory have been collected via crowd-sourcing. Truecaller’s users can share their contacts and in return they get access to search in the collaborative database. Thanks to this collaborative data solution, the directory is growing and being updated continuously. It also contains numbers that no other directories have, e.g. pre-paid phones.