The AlchemyDataNews Node SDK by David Adamo is a Node.js library to be used with the Alchemy News API. The AlchemyDataNews API allows users to query daily news indexes of 250 to 300 thousand English language blog and new articles. AlchemyAPI is a text mining platform and provides a set of semantic analysis capabilities in the natural language processing field.
2K and Firaxis Games have announced the upcoming release of Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth, a multiplayer science fiction-themed game that is a new addition to the Civilization series of games. Sid Meier's Civilization: Beyond Earth will be available for Windows PC, Mac and Linux in fall 2014 (North America) and will be one of the first games to utilize AMD's new Mantle API for enhanced graphics performance.
The maps mashup landscape changed forever yesterday with Google's announcement of My Maps, a new service which allows non-programmers to easily create maps mashups. With tens of thousands of maps mashups out there already this of course quickly lead to a tremendous increase.