A recent survey shows 27% of Americans choose not to publish something online for fear of harassment. Some of tech's most innovative companies are scrambling to combat toxic and abusive online speech. A new Jigsaw/Google Chrome extension, Tune, allows users to limit their viewed toxic comments.
Thirteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including eCommerce, Weather and Security. Featured is an API for optimizing legal office workflow, and API for short-term rental noise monitoring, and new APIs for eBay. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
Yahoo! has announced the rollout of some limited tests for OpenID's Simple Registration specification. If you're not familiar with OpenID, it's an innovative way for handling user authentication that provides a free and easy way to use a single digital identity across the Internet.