iBeeKing is a beacon detection and management system allowing businesses to target customers with special promotions and offers who are verified to be in the physical location near the beacon up to 150 feet. Supporting iBeacons as well as standard Bluetooth LE devices, the app provides the user with real time distance updates to determine how far they are from the beacon. Bluetooth beacons are supported by The Beacon Registry API., which allows providers to create and maintain a registration record for the UUID/major/minor combination of any Bluetooth Low Energy device, including iBeacons.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including DevOps, IoT, and Telephony. An API for receiving information about tagged smart products is featured, and a free API for geocoding and adding embedded maps is also included. Here's a look at what is new.
Two security researchers discovered insecure, authentication-less APIs that made the world's best-selling electric car, the Nissan LEAF, vulnerable to hackers who could obtain private information about a vehicle's operations and travels and even control key vehicle functions.
Thinkst Canary offers a virtual or physical device canaries to help organizations discover if they've been breached. Thinkst Canary Canarytools API enables developers to manage data from the service...