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Amazon's Alexa Can Now Control Your Home Cameras

Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant is getting more capable around the house.

The retail giant said Thursday that it built a new developer tool that will let companies specializing in home automation technology integrate Alexa into their products. 302 more words


Software Quality Matters blog: Five API Development & Testing Trends

SmartBear has just published an article that I wrote about five widespread development and testing changes that are dramatically disrupting the ways that APIs are being evaluated prior to being placed into production. 37 more words


Twitter Goes After Facebook and YouTube With Streaming Video Move

The fact that video is one of the few places where media companies can still make money becomes obvious when you see how many places are banking on it for growth, whether it’s Facebook ramping up its live video offerings or services like Genius… 498 more words


This 'Aggregator' App for Uber and Lyft Rides Hopes to Make the Cut

When Google added the ability to request a Lyft ride through its Maps app in September, ride-hailing customers rejoiced. Finally, people could use a single app to choose between rides Uber and Lyft rides. 911 more words


Why the recent Internet of Things (IoT) attack is just the beginning

A few days ago we witnessed a new type of distributed denial of service (DDoS) incident. Unlike previous botnet attacks that enlisted compromised computers, this one corralled assorted unprotected devices like Internet-ready webcams, DVRs, and baby monitors to flood Domain Name System (DNS) servers, and thereby seriously degrade the Internet for hours. 309 more words


Uber Will Now Let Outside Developers Build Apps for Its Drivers

After opening its doors for third-party developers to build apps for riders, Uber now wants them go build ones geared toward drivers.

On Wednesday, the ride-hailing giant said it’s making available its application program interface, or API, for its driver app to outside developers. 273 more words


Announcing Swagger training & certification

Whether they’re employed internally, externally, or both, APIs are vital assets that connect systems, streamline workflows, and make every type of integration possible. In fact, beyond strengthening operational efficiency and enabling cross-system communication, APIs now serve as competitive differentiators for many organizations. 166 more words