Google has announced the general availability of important API security products. Google reCaptcha API is now generally available, after years of testing. Second, the Google Web Risk API which keeps lists of millions of unsafe URLs is also now generally available and ready for production use.
Google has taken a renewed interested in user privacy and safety this year. It recently outlined a number of changes necessary for developers. Now, Google is moving further along this path with a focus on protecting kids from certain types of apps and in-app content in the Play Store.