This PHP SDK is for the PredictionIO machine learning server. PredictionIO's predictive engine API is built on the following open source stack: Apache Spark, HBase and Spray and uses DASE the "MVC" for machine learning. Note that use of this SDK requires PHP 5.4 or higher, PHP: cURL, Phing, and ApiGen. In addition, this SDK only supports Prediction IO version 0.8.2 or higher.
Bing has announced the addition of the Bing Maps Local Insights API, this news comes just 6 days after the release of the related Bing Maps Local Search API. Both new offerings provide developers with tools for building applications and integrations that solve problems close to home for many users.
Technology blogger Mohamed Marwen Meddah wrote an interesting post recently on his StartUpArabia site: "The Importance of Having An API for Arab Startups". Mohamed notes that, thus far, relatively few Arab online startups have opened up their platforms through APIs. However, he believes that providing an API is crucial for Arab online services.
This week, Amazon announced a slew of new offerings at its AWS division Re:invent conference in Las Vegas. These include AWS AppSync, a serverless service for real-time data queries, Amazon GuardDuty, a new security monitoring solution, and five new artificial intelligence APIs.