Ozlo recently opened access to its AI platform to third parties via a suite of APIs. Ozlo's approach to AI goes beyond fact-based databases that answer user inquires with settled facts. Ozlo uses a probabilistic engine to provide more color to conversations and an enhanced user experience.
Apache recently released the first 2.x line of Apache Spark. Of the many updates that improve performance, a number of API changes tell the story of the move to 2.0. A new Structured Streaming API and the consolidation of existing APIs provide new capabilities and simplified use.