The Nymi Windows SDK allows developers to create applications for the Nymi wristband. The Nymi band aims to allow individuals with persistent identity via authentication using a user's unique ECG. The SDK allows developers to use "native" and "net" flavors of the Nymi Communication Library. The native flavor is for directly interacting with physical Nymis, and the net flavor allows interaction with a Nymi ecosystem daemon (ecodaemon). The Nymi Windows SDK is written in C++.
YouMail launched its Spam Risk API. YouMail uses algorithms to analyze a database of hundreds of millions of phone numbers to determine the likelihood a particular phone number is spam. Historical call patterns and crowdsourced data are combined to determine an OK, caution, or danger designation.
Bitcoin, the anonymous, peer to peer virtual currency, has been getting a lot of press lately. From the severe inflation to the hacks and the big heist, not all of it has been good. However, it's certainly an interesting system, and there are a few good trading services such as Mt.Gox and Tradehill aimed at making Bitcoin more available and more usable for the average person. Today we'll take a look at the Mt.Gox API and Tradehill API.
Flashpoint announced the fourth version of its business risk intelligence API. The latest feature added to the API is Risk Intelligence Observables (RIOs), which the company contends move beyond traditional security indicators. A number of Flashpoint partners have already utilized v4.