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++.
Since the Cambridge Analytica debacle, Facebook has faced pressure to improve its security practices. In response, Facebook cut the functionality of its Graph API and the Instagram API. Now, one developer has petitioned Facebook to go even further in making the Instagram API more open and secure.
The week is in full gear and we bring you a review of the stories we couldn’t cover with a look at what what going on in the world of APIs. We look at a customized speech recognition API from AssemblyAI, a new banking payments API from Oracle and some confusion over just how secure the Uber app is.