application programming interface (API)

Apple iOS 14.3 launch brings privacy labels for all apps
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privacy

Apple iOS 14.3 launch brings privacy labels for all apps

App Store now requires developers to disclose how user data is managed
15 Dec 2020
Hyperlink InfoSystem partners with Salesforce on vaccine management platform
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application programming interface (API)

Hyperlink InfoSystem partners with Salesforce on vaccine management platform

The tool will help define strategies for public distribution of COVID-19 vaccine
20 Nov 2020
Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion
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mergers and acquisitions

Twilio acquires CRM startup Segment for £2.45 billion

The company says the deal will help it to achieve its vision of becoming the world’s leading customer engagement platform
12 Oct 2020
COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are finally spreading across the US
application programming interface (API)

COVID-19 contact-tracing apps are finally spreading across the US

COVID-19 contact-tracing apps now cover about 21% of the US population
5 Oct 2020
Google expands no-code tools and automation for "citizen developers"
cloud computing

Google expands no-code tools and automation for "citizen developers"

Google Cloud reveals Business Application Platform launches, including API management, process automation, and no-code tools
8 Sep 2020
England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app
application programming interface (API)

England starts trial of new COVID-19 contact-tracing app

The Apple-Google tech replaces a now scrapped centralised app
13 Aug 2020
Infermedica raises $10.25 million in Series A funding
communications

Infermedica raises $10.25 million in Series A funding

Funding will be used to enhance platform features and clinical decision support analysis
6 Aug 2020
Virginia becomes first state to use Google and Apple’s contact-tracing API
iOS

Virginia becomes first state to use Google and Apple’s contact-tracing API

Virginia may soon be followed by North Dakota, Alabama and South Carolina
5 Aug 2020
Apple is the latest to strip racist undertones from coding
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Apple is the latest to strip racist undertones from coding

Apple will no longer use terms like “master” and “slave” in its coding, products or APIs
17 Jul 2020
Postman closes $150M Series C on $2B valuation
application programming interface (API)

Postman closes $150M Series C on $2B valuation

Insight Partners leads Series C investment round, with CRV and Nexus Venture Partners joining
11 Jun 2020
The creator of Task Manager shares handy tips 26 years after its debut
application programming interface (API)

The creator of Task Manager shares handy tips 26 years after its debut

David Plummer has taken to Reddit with a handy guide for the application killer
29 May 2020
Apple buys Dark Sky weather app and leaves Android users in the cold
application programming interface (API)

Apple buys Dark Sky weather app and leaves Android users in the cold

App creators and Android users alike scramble to find a replacement
1 Apr 2020
Nylas announces free scheduling tool for health care providers
application programming interface (API)

Nylas announces free scheduling tool for health care providers

Nylas is offering scheduling solution free to health care providers administering services to coronavirus patients
30 Mar 2020
Open APIs to fuel next-stages of NHS digitisation
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digital transformation

Open APIs to fuel next-stages of NHS digitisation

NHSX deputy CEO hopes to echo the success of the popular Trainline app
11 Jul 2019
The API economy: What your business needs to know
application programming interface (API)

The API economy: What your business needs to know

The world of APIs can be tricky to navigate. Here's how to get started
6 May 2019
Android sets out roadmap for 64-bit app requirement
Android
Development

Android sets out roadmap for 64-bit app requirement

Developers have been told all apps and updates must have 64-bit CPU support by 2021
16 Jan 2019
Google updates App Engine but kills anti-censorship feature
application programming interface (API)

Google updates App Engine but kills anti-censorship feature

Software quirk Domain-Fronting ends up in the bone orchard
20 Apr 2018
Could APIs be your business' secret weapon?
Business strategy

Could APIs be your business' secret weapon?

Former Layer 7 CTO Scott Morrison explains why APIs are crucial for every business - not just software companies
11 Aug 2017
Banks urged to share data but warned over security
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Security

Banks urged to share data but warned over security

Experts voice concern over security of open API recommendations
12 Feb 2016
Kardashian websites hacked via unsecured API
Security

Kardashian websites hacked via unsecured API

Hundreds of thousands of subscriber records were accessed, but no payment details were revealed
22 Sep 2015