EVE Online, the internet spaceship game that puts all of it's players into one virtual universe, recently announced plans to license and monetize its EVE Online API. The proposed license would allow developers to make money from apps using the API in return for an annual fee. The details of the new licensing program were released by game developer CCP shortly after it's annual fanfest in Reykjavik, Iceland. EVE's player community quickly attacked parts of the license, prompting CCP to suspend the changes until later this summer when some of the concerns can be addressed.
The XML-based open architecture, SOAP-based GPSit API allows you to integrate its GPS tracking system to focus on four main tasks: real time logistics, transit condition monitoring in cold chain shipping as well as regular transit, surveillance, and asset management. on the logistics front, using a battery-powered device with the GPSit Trackfusion platform can identify precisely where a shipment is, allowing for notification to customers of early shipments, rerouting goods to avoid delays caused by problems along the route, oversee independent drivers among other advantages.
Years ago most schoolchildren in the US "knew" that if you dig a hole straight down through the earth you end-up in China. But of course that's not true, no matter where you are in the US. From nearly anywhere in the contiguous 48 states you end-up in the Indian Ocean.