APIs

Twitter

Hack This: Programming with the Twitter Firehose

How to automate your Twitter in less than 10 lines of code.
Michael Byrne
9.18.16
Google

Oracle Says Google Didn’t Play Fair, Wants Third Trial (Oh God)

"They were perpetrating a fraud on the jury!” said an attorney for Oracle in court.
Sarah Jeong
8.17.16
Google

Google Wins Trial Against Oracle, Saves $9 Billion

The ruling that Google's use of APIs is a fair use will have wide-ranging ramifications for the rest of the tech industry.
Sarah Jeong
5.26.16
Google

Why the Very Silly Oracle v. Google Trial Actually Matters

From poetry to paintings to hamburgers, Oracle v. Google has been a confusing mess. Thankfully only everything is at stake.
Sarah Jeong
5.25.16
Google

In a $9 Billion Trial, Google's Secret Weapon Is a Filing Cabinet

Two tech titans are duking it out in a courtroom battle that involves an oft-misunderstood technology and billions are on the line—but I don't want to talk about those things. I want to talk about a filing cabinet.
Sarah Jeong
5.11.16
Google

A Short Guide to Year Six of ‘Oracle America, Inc. v. Google, Inc’

One final question remains: Is implementing an API considered fair use?
Michael Byrne
3.30.16
apps

Nissan Disables App that Let Hackers Drain the Battery on Its Electric Car

The company reacts after researchers revealed hackers could take control of air conditioned system and download driver’s trip history.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.25.16
apps

Hackers Can Download Trip Histories, Tamper With Fans of Nissan Electric Cars

Security researchers find ways to hack yet another internet-connected car.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
2.24.16
Hacking

Hack Makes Car Tweet Its Mileage and More

Not all car hacking is about killing people.
Joseph Cox
11.28.15
yoga

​Bikram Yoga Can’t Be Copyrighted. Neither Should APIs.

“Interoperability” isn’t quite the right word for why other yoga studies used the Bikram yoga Sequence, but the reasoning is similar.
Sarah Jeong
10.9.15
News

This Tool Quantifies Reddit Bigotry

There's now a way to see exactly how racist, sexist, or homophobic the people you know are.
Jason Koebler
8.26.15