Crashlytics is a tool for monitoring apps, reading stack traces, and automating notifications upon crashes/errors. The Crashlytics SDK, now supported by Twitter as a part of the Fabric developer suite, helps developers integrate the Crashlytics service into Android apps.
Here is an interview with Dr Stuart Battersby, Chief Technology Officer and Founder of Chatterbox.co - a sentiment analysis engine that utilizes machine learning (yes that all familiar buzz word) to social media conversations (even more prevalent buzz words). However what makes Chatterbox.co stand apart from social media err,chatter is it's clever use of hard core computational performance of machine learning with insightful and creative business use cases.
Onset, a supplier of data logging devices, just launched the HOBOlink® Web Services API, that enables anyone to easily build applications around weather, energy and environmental data gathered from the Onset HOBO® U30 monitoring systems, hardware you install in your environment which can share its status up to Onset's system.
Location-sharing service Foursquare was down most of Monday, apparently due to a database issue. No Foursquare website or apps were available. And with the API also down, third party applications were helpless. Yet, it's a good reminder to developers to plan for downtime and to providers to have communications in place to let others know about your service's issues when they arise.