Here's a novel concept to encourage open government applications: pay your best developers. Apparently that's exactly what the UK's Office of Public Sector Information would like to do now that it has launched Data.gov.uk.
The week is in full gear and we bring you a review of the stories we couldn’t cover with a look at what what going on in the world of APIs. We look at a customized speech recognition API from AssemblyAI, a new banking payments API from Oracle and some confusion over just how secure the Uber app is.
Upstart, an AI lending platform, today announced its Credit Decision API. By tapping into Upstart's AI models, banks and other lenders can deliver instant credit decisions for auto loans, personal loans, and student loans with higher approval rates and lower loss rates.