Mobile cloud platform Appcelerator has launched a summer release of product enhancements aimed at speeding up enterprise mobile app development. Jeff Haynie, CEO of Appcelerator, spoke with ProgrammableWeb about how the new features address the challenges in enterprise software infrastructure.
If it wasn't for the customer, nobody would be in business, and any successful company would know all too well that keeping them happy is key. For this reason, CRM (Customer Relationship management) software has become an essential tool for the effective management of both established customers and new prospects. Weclapp's cloud-based CRM application aims at giving small businesses, founders and freelancers the support they need to easily stay on top of all their customer dealings.
Drchrono, a leading electronic health record (EHR) platform provider, and AppMedicine, the company behind AppVisit, a cross-platform software solution that provides mobile communications to the health care industry, have just announced a product integration that they say will increase productivity for health care providers and provide greater health care access to patients.
Authorization for iOS Bitcoin Apps now just a fingerprint away. Google launches a cloud monitoring API for its cloud platform. Plus: In-game equipment management API coming soon, and there is a women-only hackathon in Chennai, July 25.
Sentiment analysis is a type of machine learning in which developers create a script that can read a block of text and analyze whether it is positive, neutral or negative. It is a process widely used in predictive analytics and business intelligence to assess reaction to a brand’s products, services or key industry issues.
With the amount of projects created in 2014 the year has been deemed the year of Internet of Things (IoT). From light bulbs to connected sensors the “things” have taken over and been hailed, but the wrong things are being focused on. The thing to actually focus on is the Internet.
The use of graph databases and the popularity of graph analysis have been rapidly growing in recent years. Technology companies such as Google, Facebook and Twitter have built and now use their own proprietary graph databases. Google created a graph database for Knowledge Graph, a project designed to build "a massive graph of real-world things and their connections." Facebook uses graph technology to power its Graph Search engine and its social graph.
Ford has launched a series of challenges under the Innovate Mobility umbrella that invites developers to find solutions to communities across the world. The interesting aspect of these challenges is that it aims to address a key issue facing some of the large cities across the world. The problems are uniquely identified for each cities and developers are expected to use their knowledge of the local conditions, data sets and Ford Open XC platform as applicable to come up with innovative solutions.
ShipHawk won two awards at the Silicon Beach Summit last week in Santa Monica. A group of top-tier investors and media executives gave ShipHawk the “Sand Dollar” award for best eCommerce startup and then the “Big Kahuna” award for best overall startup. ShipHawk also announced API access to its innovative backend technologies.
SOA Software releases API catalog for internal use by enterprise. Google launches Google Maps for Business Imagery. Plus: Microsoft, and Box offer Office 365 users unlimited storage, and AWS promises more price cuts.
emfluence, a full-service digital marketing agency, has added an API to its online Marketing Platform which allows customers to create, deploy and track multi-channel online marketing campaigns.
Expertise in working with APIs and big data is paying off for Local Corp. Local built a $100 million business by aggregating huge amounts of data and then serving ads to consumers searching for local business and product listings. Local is now using APIs to extend its local-search business into fast-growing markets such as mobile shopping apps.
"Krillion by Local" offers powerful API access to real-time data about 120,000 retail stores, 4,300 shopping categories and 3 million product SKUs.
The OKFestival commenced in Berlin today, with three opening keynotes that highlighted the potential for open data to create political change, while also identifying some of the battles lost and challenges ahead. This was followed by a speed-geek trip around the world, with more than 25 countries and regions sharing the progress of the open data and API agendas in their home locations.
Google Cloud Platform has released the Cloud Monitoring API, which enables users to monitor various metrics for Cloud Platform projects. The initial set of metrics supported in this release includes monitoring data such as response times, disk usage and uptime.
Cisco takes on AWS cloud services by heading in the opposite direction to raise costs and add services . Appy Pie's new API will try to transform radio stations in mobile apps. Plus: a blazingly fast mobile content management system, and Wibbitz's text-to-video App is released in Spanish.
API Changelog provides up-to-the-minute tracking of APIs to ensure that API developer-consumers are alerted to any upgrades or changes to endpoints. Changes to an API can create business risks as the end customer’s experience may be affected if an API being used in an application or aggregation product suddenly becomes inaccessible. Web developer and API UX expert Bruno Pedro talked to ProgrammableWeb about how API Changelog reduces risk for any business model that involves consuming APIs.
Security researcher Stephen Sclafani discovered a massive API-based security vulnerability at Facebook. Facebook rewarded him with $20,000 and fixed the years-old problem within hours.
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It’s usually not long before developers inside the enterprise start borrowing many of the better concepts being used by web developers to build externally facing applications. With that thought in mind, SOA Software this week added an Enterprise API catalog to its API Management Platform.