Dimensions is a Windows phone app that incorporates the AlchemyAPI and weather and geolocation integrations to provide users with weather-related information. Dimension is integrated with Cortana, allowing a user to say "Show Weather for New York" to launch a search for relevant weather information. The app also displays news information relevant to a user's location using GPS and news services. The app is also able to read news headlines out loud.
Avvo, the lawyer and doctor directory we profiled last week, has recently opened its Avvo API for wider use. To understand Avvo's plans for its API, we spoke with Joshua King, Vice President, Business Development & General Counsel at Avvo. It is interesting to note that Avvo prioritized the release of its API over other opportunities that it had. Read the full Q & A with King below:
Quandl, a company that launched a search engine for numerical data in January 2013, plans on introducing a brand new uploading tool in early 2014 which will make it possible for users to upload their own datasets to the Quandl platform. In February of this year, the Toronto-based company launched the Quandl API which provides programmatic access to every single dataset available on Quandl.
The Great Circle Forecast API provides weather forecasts primarily for sailing races. Data returned includes wind, pressure, temperature, precipitations, sea currents, etc. for a specified location....