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#TechTalk API Accessibility

Posted by Elizabeth Ferrao on Oct 16, 2017 12:12:23 PM

Every month, XapiX hosts a #TechTalk session to expose their logic and philosophies behind various topics in technology. At this event, founder Oliver Thamm gave a talk on how to build accessible APIs. 

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Topics: API

Bringing the Connected Car to Life

Posted by Christian Umbach on Jul 31, 2017 1:03:11 PM


Stakeholders of the traditional automotive industry & beyond are ramping up their efforts to release increasingly connected vehicles. The list of 44 companies working on autonomous vehicles that CB Insights has recently published highlights that this is a highly collaborative approach between players with different business goals, products and user groups - plus different technology stacks. The different players share at least two similarities: The dream of autonomous driving and the need to collaborate in order to make that a reality. Data transformation is a key component to ensure interoperability.

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API News from Google I/O & Twilio Signal

Posted by Elizabeth Ferrao on Jun 21, 2017 9:13:16 AM

Google I/O 2017 - The Year of the Internet of Things

  Google I/O was held in sunny Shoreline Amphitheater, a short 10min walk from the Google Mountain View campus. It was a colorful, well-put-together polished event of air-conditioned tents, branded water bottles, and Google updates. Most of the audience were Google aficionados, in some form for a specific product or API. The keynote and all talks were by Googlers, with neatly hidden teleprompters, and speaking coaches for the untrained. As such, “live demos” were called out specially, and with most screens or videos being programmed beforehand.
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New York City, San Francisco & Boston Lead the Civic Open Data Push

Posted by Joi Anderson on Jun 20, 2017 8:38:52 PM

Data is transforming the way we live and operate in urban settings. With high quality data collection and documentation, data-driven cities like New York City, San Francisco, and Boston allow residents, developers, and analysts within their cities and beyond, to access hundreds of datasets related to their respective cities.

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Intro to better API consumption at General Assembly's Tap Into Tech

Posted by Joi Anderson on Jun 19, 2017 10:15:13 AM


WATCH: XapiX Demo at General Assembly's Tap Into Tech

 NEW YORK — XapiX team members Joi Anderson and Elizabeth Ferrao had the chance to chat about APIs over some IPAs at Tap into Tech, a happy hour event for tech enthusiast and companies to meet and showcase innovative products and services. The monthly event was hosted by General Assembly  and  Digital.NYC — the official hub for NYC startups and tech — to give local techies a sneak peek into  “Startups to Watch" that are making changes in their cities.

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