Twilio has announced a cellular communications platform that uses APIs to power a wide range of IoT devices. Twilio Programmable Wireless makes cellular connectivity programmable. The solution allows developers to program SIM cards so they can access mobile data in more than 120 countries for IoT solutions.
Last week, SoundCloud restricted access to its application programming interface (API) for developers, making it rather more difficult developers to draw on SoundCloud’s audio content in their own apps. While annoying, that’s all-too-common behaviour in the world of APIs.