Recently, Nanogrid was acquired by Arcadia, a company that provides renewable energy solutions, through this acquisition, the companies plan to further invest in Nanogrid’s energy optimization API. This API enables the development of more intelligent and cost-effective energy solutions.
Amazon today announced the open source release of its Alexa Auto SDK, which lets automakers integrate its Alexa service into their vehicles. Voice-based services like Amazon Alexa are a perfect fit for automobiles, as consumers are in many cases required by law to use hands-free devices.
In Microsoft's journey to make Office an open developer platform, the company has taken the next step by making the Excel REST API generally available. Now developers can integrate the business productivity tool with third party services like accounting software, emails, surveys, etc.