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Fitness wristband maker Jawbone has opened up access to its API so developers can build and integrate tools for “data aggregation and visualization, gaming, marketing, rewards provisioning.” This extends a program that the Up band creator had launched for specific developers in April. It also helps bring Jawbone up to the level of competitors like Fitbit, which has long allowed developer data access.
Social influence measurement startup Klout announced a partnership on Tuesday with enterprise communications company Yammer. The integration will allow Klout to factor Yammer users’ data and activity into its social ranking algorithm, and currently lets Yammer users display their Klout scores on their Yammer profiles. Klout and Microsoft — which owns Yammer — already have existing integrations on separate properties, including a partnership with Bing, the software giant’s search engine.
News ByteFoursquare integration. Now after completing a Bing search for a particular business or place of interest, any tips and recommendations posted on Foursquare will appear in Bing’s social sidebar. The update comes after Google’s recent similar Zagat integration with search and its relaunch of Places, now dubbed Google+ Local.