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Previously set to go away today, using the Twitter API with basic authentication will instead be phased out over the next two weeks. During that time, any application still using the older method should switch to OAuth, which has been the preferred method for some time.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Security, Big Data, Email, and Bots. A highlight today is the PassiveTotal API from RiskIQ which helps to thwart cyberattacks by proactively blocking malicious infrastructure. Here's a look at what is new.
BikeSpike created a handy piece of hardware that easily affixes to any bicycle frame. The device contains a GPS device that can certainly track your mileage or help plan a route; but let's face it, your smartphone can do that much while sitting in your pocket (or underneath your biking tights). BikeSpike's mission goes beyond a simple GPS. BikeSpike offers automatic crash and tamper protection. BikeSpike aims to help users when they are unable to actually ride the bike. To spark further innovation around its hardware, BikeSpike provides an open API targeted at the developer community.