As we reported in January, the Nike Accelerator program was launched to encourage tech companies to develop apps for the Nike+ platform and Nike FuelBand. Techdigest's Gerald Lynch reports that of the hundreds who were looking to get in, just 10 companies made it to the finish line. Each of the companies will get $20,000 plus a three-month stay in Portland, Oregon, near Nike's headquarters, to work alongside Nike tech staff.
Ten APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Wiki, Health, and Privacy. Highlights include an API for a service that allows customers to purchase items via a selfie, and an API that aggregates several sports betting APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.