Built by Andrew Page, "uber" is an unofficial Ruby wrapper for the Uber API. Using "uber," Ruby developers can integrate the power of the Uber API into 3rd party Ruby applications. Calls to the Uber 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.
In what many are calling a boon to real-time search, Topsy today announced a new round of funding that doubles the money it's raised. The company uses indexes Twitter and makes the results available on its website, as well as through its Topsy API, which sees more than half a billion queries per month.
Sometimes what is happening now is not as important as what happened then. I am speaking of the past and how it can help you piece events together. This what makes Gnip’s newest Twitter search API so powerful.
There’s no shortage of integration platforms in the cloud these days with Tibco Software becoming the latest vendor to join their ranks. Tibco this week unfurled Tibco Cloud Bus, a subscription based integration service that differs from other services in that IT organizations have the option of deploying it anywhere they like versus being locked into a particular cloud computing platform.