This repository provides a NodeJS implementation of the Uber API. Using the Uber API, developers can integrate the power of Uber into 3rd party applications. Calls to the API can be made to request information on available car types, driver location expressed in geo-coordinates, time estimates, estimated prices (including currency conversion when applicable), as well as user account history and activity.
Airbnb's CEO, Brian Chesky, hinted that Airbnb may soon open an API for third party integration. Chesky envisions the company shifting from a marketplace to a travel platform upon which third parties can plug into. While no specifics were given, Chesky suggested that lack of an API is a hole.
Late last month, ProgrammableWeb reported on the second annual Hackomotive competition presented by Edmunds.com. The annual three-day event brings together automakers, developers, and others in the automotive industry to develop new products that deliver a better car shopping experience. The winners of the 2014 Hackomotive contest have been announced, and Carcode.me, a Seattle company, took the top prize.