The fifth iteration of the API Mashup Contest is happening now. Factual changes the name, among other things, of the Geopulse API. Plus: Merging the mobile and physical shopping experience through apps and APIs.
In the fourth edition of the API Mashup Contest, FlashPanel was top dog. FlashPanel is a “user-friendly cloud management tool for Google Apps administrators that helps them better control and secure their Google Apps domains, delegate granular privileges to non-IT employees, and automate common management tasks.”
If you have an API mashup that you believe is as good, or better, than FlashPanel, you should submit it as a contender in the fifth iteration of the API Mashup Contest.
Factual has relaunched their Geopulse API as Geopulse Context. It is a simple change that hopes to reflect the “contextual nature of the platform.” This relaunch is not just a name change, it is accompanied by some major improvements to their demographic data. Data will now include:
To see a full list of improvements, check out the full Geopulse Context announcement.