May 27, 2016
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With 25 million business listings over nine countries, open data company Factual has taken a first step toward creating a place database to which anyone can contribute. With location-based applications now more popular than ever, the data is extremely valuable to developers. Factual is providing it via its API, currently for free.
Salesforce.com is holding its flagship event Dreamforce at Moscone Center in San Franscisco this week, and before we spend time covering some of its new initiatives in what the company calls the Social Enterprise, I thought it would be a good time to review the APIs that developers can use as part of the DeveloperForce program.
What's that song? If you're out and about, you might reach for your mobile phone's "name that tune" app, such as Shazam on iPhone. But if you're at your PC, it can be as easy as clicking over to the Audiggle app, which reports on sound from video, internet radio, or anything passing audio to your speakers.