July 24, 2016
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APIs have certainly enriched our lives. Thanks to some clever mashups, we are able to share and connect with nearly everyone and everything all over the planet. But what about the world right around you? How can APIs make your own town more connected and provide some rich services to its tax-paying citizens?
In October Google announced the cost for Google Maps if you use above 25,000 map loads per day. Many developers balked at paying for a service that had been free for several years, though it affected fewer than 1% of developers using the Google Maps API. Now the search giant is lowering the cost from $4-8 CPM to a fixed price of $0.50 per 1,000 map views. It will also start enforcing the price, though the company says this process is not automated.
Online gambling and betting APIs are part of a multi-billion dollar industry. In this post, we profile 10 gambling APIs that we feel are the leaders in their market. Based on ProgrammableWeb's analysis of the industry and industry trends, here's a look at 10 of the top APIs in this space.