The WRLD iOS SDK allows developers to run the WRLD API through this SDK on iOS devices and applications. The main SDK method is embedding a high performance 3D map. WRLD is a company that creates and provides interactive 3D maps for a variety of operating systems/devices, such as iOS, Android, Unity, OSX, OculusVR, and WebGL.
Google has added one of the most popular features of its consumer Google Maps product to the Google Maps API. Predictive travel time is oft-used by consumers to find best routes, and avoid traffic. Now, developers have access to the feature and can integrate the functionality into third party apps.
Imagine if you could peek into your users' checking accounts and see what they earn. In a way, you can. A creative new API from big data trailblazer InfoChimps uses IP geolocation to return U.S. Census data, including annual income. There are also updates to the company's Twitter influence and trust data APIs.
Microsoft has added waypoint optimization to the Bing Maps Routing API, which allows developers to create routes between driving locations. The API is ideal for delivery and transportation businesses, and the route optimization functionality is intended to address the traveling salesman problem.