Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Payments, Messaging, and Mapping. Highlights include an API for Cohesity data management and backup service, and an API for WhatsApp messaging event notifications. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.
What happens when the API is technically secure but the environment, whether widget, web site or mashup, is not? Recent security breaches in MySpace and Yahoo, which led to the release of semi-embarrassing photos of prolific celebs Paris Hilton and Lindsay Lohan, points out the added opportunities for hackers in the open web.