The Mapbox Geocoder Swift SDK provides address search and reverse geocoding in Swift or Objective-C on iOS, macOS, tvOS, and watchOS. The Mapbox Geocoding API provides geocoding and reverse geocoding, that is a way to turn your coordinates into addresses, or your addresses into coordinates. The geocoding API offers forward and reverse permanent geocoding that allows you to run batch queries, store the results, and use them on a Mapbox map or anywhere else. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers that provides tools for Maps and location data, Location based games, VR and AR applications and more.
Data aggregation platform MightySignal aims to improve the visibility of app data to provide insight into the mobile app economy. In this app index, the company shows the most popular SDKs used by the App Store Top 200, showing the top 8 apps that use each one, as well as all other SDKs they use.
GoPollGo is all about creating polls, from running them during presidential debates to coworkers polling each other on where to go for lunch. It has two APIs. One is a public read-only API free to anyone. The other is private, in beta that allows third parties to create polls. Clients such as ESPN, Netflix, Hotels.com, Robert Scoble, AppleInsider and The Weather Channel, use GoPollGo to track opinions on their brands and businesses.
In October Google announced the cost for Google Maps if you use above 25,000 map loads per day. Many developers balked at paying for a service that had been free for several years, though it affected fewer than 1% of developers using the Google Maps API. Now the search giant is lowering the cost from $4-8 CPM to a fixed price of $0.50 per 1,000 map views. It will also start enforcing the price, though the company says this process is not automated.