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"Find biographical information about candidates, read reporters' coverage of key races, browse campaign finance data and review the accuracy of" candidates' statements.
Gives citizens the information and the tools that they need to expose threats to the public interest, and to hold their elected officials more accountable.
Civic APIs are in the spotlight across the two days of API Strategy and Practice being held in Amsterdam. Workshops, several panel sessions, keynote speakers, and fireside chats are all focused directly on how cities are opening up their data and introducing APIs into the ways they work with citizens and local businesses. Even discussions of the Internet of Things or realtime data are expected to reference the progress being made by cities to become smarter by using APIs.
Governments across the world have made attempts to restrict usage of messaging technology by its citizens for various purposes. The latest is the ban on bulk SMS and MMS by mobile users in India by the Government of India. The 15-day restriction, which was put into effect on August 18, restricts mobile users from sending not more than 5 SMS and MMS and also other restrictions on message size. The Government directed telecom operators to implement these restrictions in the wake of recent disturbances in the country, where it was inferred that messaging mechanisms like SMS contributed to widespread rumors, which fueled the unrest.
A series of conferences known as the Nordic APIs have started a four-day tour of four countries in Northern Europe. The mission: Bringing API discussions to the capitals of Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway. Presentations by sponsors MuleSoft (parent company of ProgrammableWeb), Ping Identity, Twilio, Axway and Layer 7 are joined by local speakers in each country under the overarching theme of “Private, Partner and Public APIs.” The first event, held in Stockholm today, was fully booked, with events in Copenhagen and Helsinki also expected to reach audience capacity. ProgrammableWeb spoke with presenters and participants at the opening event.
||opendata.education provides developers with open data of the UK education sector. The API requires API Keys for authentication. HTTP methods are used for requests, and responses can be in JSON or XML...||Education||01.16.2017|
Referenda Unofficial Spanish Pleno del Congreso de los Diputados
||The Referenda Unofficial Spanish Pleno del Congreso de los Diputados API offers information and results about the Congress of Deputies of Spain. Developers can obtain all parties with deputies in the...||Politics||12.29.2016|
Recordsapi Public Records
||Recordsapi.com are the largest records database provider on the internet. Instant, Real-time Results. And upadates alomost daily.||Registry||12.13.2016|
||The VAT API supports the search and verification of VAT numbers of Europe based companies. Developers can use the API to generate lists of VAT-registered companies in specific locations such as towns...||Financial||12.09.2016|
CMS Quality Payment Improvement Activities
||The CMS Quality Payment Improvement Activities API allows developers to get a complete list of Improvement Activities, one of the four performance categories for the Quality Payment Program. This API...||Healthcare||12.09.2016|