An overview of the communication protocols that will drive the Internet of Things (IoT) including MQTT, XMPP, DDS, and AMQP. There is some overlap between the four protocols but generally each one targets a specific function in IoT.
Sometimes, there's more API economy news than there's time to cover it. But you deserve to know, right? So, here's another installation of ProgrammableWeb's "Briefly, In other API Economy News" so you see some of that other stuff that comes our way, but that might not otherwise get covered.
Last week, Microsoft announced that it is shuttering Microsoft Band and Microsoft Health Dashboard apps and services effective May 31. Band users will be able to export their data before that date, and some active users will be eligible to receive a refund for their troubles.