This NodeJS SDK is a customizable open source map implementation that provides acces to leverage Mapbox's backend, to visualize very large geo data sets, advanced analytics about your app's users, offline maps and custom markers, platform independent map implementation and more. Mapbox is an open source mapping platform for developers.
Google added location insights to its Google My Business API. The feature allows businesses to retrieve a number of searches, views and actions about a specific business location made from Google resources (e.g. Google Search, Google Maps). Developers can aggregate data for actionable insight.
Careful what photos you tweet--and where you were when you snapped the shot. There's another site designed to warn you against the hazards of over-sharing. This time it's not related to active location-sharing, but instead accidental. The meta-data stored in your photos may be giving away where you live.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Business, Mapping, and Banking. Highlights include an API for a lending platform, an API for IT monitoring, and an API for biodiversity literature and image data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.