The last few years have seen the emergence of friend and business networks and users have raced to setup business connections and lookup old friends. How about taking a break and concentrate on building up a dream application for your family? MyHeritage.com, which provides sites to build your family tree and a family graph genealogy API, has extended its developer contest, that invites developers to build interesting applications within family networks.
For busy mums with equally busy and demanding little ones, anything that can add convenience and simplicity to the everyday routine is a winner. One area where convenience is key, is shopping. GoMummy is an online flash sales shopping website for mums and kids, aimed at making the process easy and hassle free. The company now provides the GoMummy API which makes it possible for developers to take the idea even further by integrating the functionality with new websites and applications.
23andMe is a DNA analysis service that allows individuals to learn more about their DNA. Users can use the service to trace their ancestry, learn more about their present health and participate in research to benefit future generations. The company also offers this neatly categorized and searchable data to researchers and scientists.