Application programming interfaces (APIs) are the mechanisms that connect data, services, and apps to create modern digital experiences. If a consumer browses through some products on a retailer’s app, API calls are what seamlessly pull together the details. If a homeowner pays a utility bill online—another few API calls go to work behind the scenes […]
IoT is all about low-tech and simple APIs, because you don’t build software for IoT the same way you do for web apps, and here is why. Last week, a smart lock company updated firmware that made hundreds of their own locks inoperable (more about it in the articles below). These are the kind of […]
It’s a well-documented position that the IoT market is generally yet to move beyond the early-adopter stage in many industry verticals and use-cases. The adoption curve versus the hype curve is still behind, but there’s a very evident shift in the market to suggest that activity is ramping up significantly. When comparing this market maturity […]
Technical obstacles for smart butlers.
With a little help from Amazon.
App makers beware.
We’re bringing back an old ReadWrite favorite with an API that teaches things to share.
All your APIs are belong to us.
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Managing security and other features for ad hoc collections of users.
And to make money with.
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It’s the cheapest solution.
Twitter will buy the Twitpic archives.
Use Snapchat at your own peril.
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