The Particle Android Cloud SDK by Particle allows interaction Cloud API interaction. Documentation includes a wrapper to work with hardware using internet connection and a library to permit the app to set up devices. With this SDK, users can get a list of a user's Particle devices, read variables from devices, and invoke functions from devices. Additionally, they can manage tokens and claim devices from a user account. In the near future, developers will be able to publish events from the mobile app. Particle is an Internet of Things service, recently offering data intelligence features.
As reported by the BBC, the UK government has established a task force, aptly named the Power of Information Task Force, to lead a massive data sharing effort. The task force was established in March of this year by Cabinet Office Minister Tom Watson with the goal of fostering social and economic progress by enabling widespread access to government data.