Uber is a service that connects users to drivers through a mobile application. What developers can do with the Uber API is to access data related to available car types, estimated prices, and geo-location services. In this case, the Uber iOS SDK created by tomj uses the Mantle framework for JSON, along with AFNetworking. The project aims to be useful to build applications with iPhone iOS 6. For more information, contact author Tom Jowett @tjrebase
Changes to an API Terms of Service (TOS) are an inevitable part of API operations, and as API owners work to evolve their APIs, changes can often be at odds with the community. As some API seem to struggle with the best way to update, Google's approach appears to be more balanced. Google just updated its TOS for Google Earth and its popular Google Maps API.
Put down your remote control and pick up an iPad. One of the largest US cable companies is experimenting with new methods of controlling and programming a TV--and it may provide the same functionality to developers via an API. The reason? As many providers are finding out, building for mobile often means building a private API, anyway.