OfficeRecovery is a one-stop-shop for a wide range of data recovery issues. The website provides software tools that facilitate the restoration of lost emails and mailboxes, repair corrupted databases and damaged documents, and retrieve files from damaged external storage devices. The OfficeRecovery Web API allows developers to embed this service into their own sites and to use the resources for remote recovery of corrupted data.
This weekend's look at what what going on in the world of APIs discusses Russian search giant Yandex's open sourced machine learning library, CatBoost. We also cover an Email Verification API from validation company SmartSoft, and look at HP's release of their data protection suite backed by an API.
BigML, a cloud based machine learning platform that allows users to quickly build predictive models using small or big data, has announced the availability of the BigML Winter Release. The release features faster predictive models with MTree, a new development mode that allows users to run unlimited tasks up to 16MB for free, and new prediction strategies. The BigML Winter Release also includes new BigML API features, including dataset transformations, multi datasets, weighted models and an extra language called Flatline that allows for a new paradigm which BigML calls Programmatic Machine Learning.