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Where to easily find # of employees for a large group start-ups?

I am looking for a free database or something else that provides the number of employees for mainly start-ups for some research. A range of Number of employees would also be helpful, but I would ...
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Search population, zipcode by city from US census API

I am trying to fetch zip code, city name and population in a single file from this api, But can't get it right. Below one gives me population per city, but no zipcode https://api.census.gov/data/...
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Cannot get data from FPDS atom feed using pyfpds

I have a script which uses the pyfpds wrapper (https://github.com/18F/pyfpds) to extract contract data from the FPDS Atom Feed (www.fpds.gov). Following is the code I have and this used to work till ...
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Full Text Scholarly Resources

Most of scientific paper sources provide some basic metadata about the paper (authors, publish date, DOI, etc) and sometimes the abstract and a link to the PDF of the paper. However, converting PDF to ...
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Get random city of any country

I am looking for an public Rest API which I can consume and get random city name at every time. No inputs (like country). City can be any size, it can be a village, town, city..
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OpenFDA - Differences Between Dashboard and API Results

I want to find the numbers of cases of each adverse effect for some drugs in the FAERS database. I am using Keytruda as an example. I ran the API to count the adverse events for Keytruda: https://api....
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KEEPA API Experience

I'm trying to pull historical prices and BSR from about 3,000 ASINs on Amazon, but need something built to interface with Keepa's API. Does anyone have any experience with this? If so, is there a ...
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Connected components of Facebook

On the basis of publicly available data, is it possible to reasonably estimate: The size of facebook.com's largest graph-theoretic connected component, where two users are connected if and only if ...
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Using OpenCorporates API to return officers of a company

I have a list of a few thousand company LLC names and jurisdictions from states around the US. I would like to use the OpenCorporates API to search for the company in the relevant jurisdiction and ...
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NOAA Satellite Data API?

Is there an API to access live (or semi-live?) data from NOAA satellites, such as the GOES-R series? I've been searching for weeks, and I know there are ways to manually access data through website ...
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Metadata on scientific articles (economics) conditional to set of queries

I am looking for an API/software (free or open source) able to download metadata on scientific articles (economics) according to a set of queries (e.g., words in the title/abstract, keywords, JEL code,...
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Searching for adverse reports related to quality only reported in 2017

I'm trying to search for the number of adverse reports related to "quality" within the query and only for the year 2017. I've tried this query https://api.fda.gov/drug/event.json?search=receivedate:[...
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Good easy to use api with a dataset for exam

I'm teaching a course in app development at bachelors level (3rd year college/university). Each year the students exam is to make an app which have some basic functionality and targets an open API. ...
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Dict not able to return data from college scorecard API

So I've been working on a page which displays a school's name, url, city, state, zip, and student size via College Scorecard API but I'm getting tons of errors instead. However, the program is able to ...
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Not able to return data other than category "school"

For example this url returns an error: https://api.data.gov/ed/collegescorecard/v1/schools?api_key=&fields=student.enrollment.all,school.name&school.state=AL error: {"errors":[{"error":"...
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Distance between different places in USA

For me to include in my project, I am looking for some API which can recognize the places and give the output as the distance between two places. Is there any database that consists of distance ...
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Famous people API

I'm looking for an API for retrieving data about famous people, and most preferably to retrieve info about inspirational famous women in the last 100 years. Can you please tell me where to start ...
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API to find Latitude and Longitude based on Unique Well Identifier(UWI) info Canada

I'm looking for an Open Source API to find out Latitude and Longitude based on provided LSD or Section or UWI info of Alberta and BC province of Canada. Any help.
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Poverty estimates from Census API

I am trying to complete a project for a local nonprofit I work with. I am trying to use the Census API to pull in certain estimates in each of the counties they work in. I am trying to pull in poverty ...
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API for searching Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals

I'm building a website using the openFDA APIs, which works perfectly. I also notice that the FDA website provides a tool called "Search Orphan Drug Designations and Approvals" at https://www....
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How to get the best images from a Wikimedia Commons category?

Wikimedia Commons had tons of images of all qualities, sorted in categories. The best images are sometimes awarded a "featured" badge, or a "quality" or "valued" badge. The majority of images have no ...
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Sport's APIs For Headshots and Stats

I'm currently building an program that would benefit from higher quality images of University's Logos(NCAA, NAIA, etc.),head shots of athletes, and general statistical data(Games played, etc). The ...
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Restrict returned claims in Wikidata entity

Is there a way to restrict the returned claims on wikidata's REST API? For example I am using this query: https://www.wikidata.org/w/api.php?action=wbgetentities&ids=Q17714&props=claims&...
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Stock Charts images dataset

I try to find a dataset with stock charts ... any timeframe and by sec, min, hr or day works for me as well. So I try to get them simple as possible with minimum indicators on it, candle style. P....
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Is there any free API to get historical forex exchange rates?

There are several free services for getting the live price or download historical data for 1M or 1D charts. I wonder if there is a free API service to get the data (OHLC) for a specific date of 1D ...
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Is there a codebook for the 1990 Census API table names?

I'm trying to download Census data using R and the Census API. There's a list of variable names at https://api.census.gov/data/1990/sf3/variables.html However, most of the variable descriptions aren'...
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Google Finance Error: Sorry, you may be sending automated queries

Using javascript, I tried pointing to a JSON from google at this URL: www.google.com/finance/info?q=NSE:AAPL&callback=? Then I got the error: Sorry, your computer or network may be sending ...
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Weird results in search from wikidata

I ve this query, which i want to find every instance of human with name Jose (already a first name like John, very common) in wikidata spanish, and then I get only 10 results. I believe is the way of ...
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Is there an API for getting app prices in the Google Play/App store?

I'm looking for an API that can get me prices for apps. I also want information on in-app purchases given the ID (package name in Android) of the app. An example query would be: Query: ID: ...
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Wikidata - Search of human instance that doesn't break

Is this possible, like the wikidata autocomplete combo works, in a speedy way, with a filter of "itemlabel strings start with..." ? PREFIX xsd: <http://www.w3.org/2001/XMLSchema#> SELECT ?item ...
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API to use Klink-2 Computer Science Ontology (CSO)

I came across this interesting paper that make use of the Klink-2 Computer Science Ontology (CSO): Automatic Classification of Springer Nature Proceedings with Smart Topic Miner Where can I find an ...
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Unique identifiers of US companies as a means of tracking change

I'm a brand new business analyst for a company that currently maintains its second-hand customer list (given by medical distributors, consisting mostly of hospitals, doctor's offices and smaller ...
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I am looking for an API that can provide all medicines that are sold in Pakistan. I have seen that chemists have a such kind of database?

I am looking for an API that can provide all the medicines that are sold in Pakistan. I have seen that chemists have a such kind of database. What are some pointers?
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Where can I find (free) historical tick-by-tick data for crypto currencies?

I have found out how to get historical price data from the cryptocompare API but the highest resolution is on a minute-base. Is there a (free) way to get historical tick-by-tick data (so on a second-...
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Worldwide sunrise and sunset time data

Looking for a database or free API with the expected sunrise and sunset times around the world (sunrise is more important). Ideally the data should be up-to-date, reflecting daily changes in weather ...
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ACS vs. CPS vs. PEP vs. Census

I am very new to census analysis/survey analysis so please forgive my ignorance. I am interested in MOST data/information about the U.S.A. population. Demographic information like breakdown by age, ...
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Looking for specific datasets with demographic data in column format

I'm looking for government datasets on a wide variety of topics concerning the population of the country. Things like the crime rate, unemployment rate, level of educational attainment by different ...
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Yoga, Gym, Fitness API

I have been searching for an API to get the Yoga, Gymnastic exercises details and curriculum with appropriate steps and measures. I am planning to use these details for my upcoming project. As to my ...
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Department of Labor Jobs API Descriptions Not Available

We are accessing the jobs available through the DoL for publication on our website. However, the Descriptions are not available. See https://api.usa.gov/jobs/search.json?KEY=XXX&...
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How to find information about buildings using specific addresses?

As indicated in the question, I am looking for all kind of information about buildings in Switzerland, preferably using an API. This could include information like whether a restaurant or a bank is ...
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Need data to access localized weather data

I am trying to build an application similar to zyGrib where in I want to add wind data onto an open layers map for a small local area. I am aware that there are public sources that I can access to ...
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data.dol.gov filters in R

I am making a data call against the data.dol.gov API using R and the following works: apikey = #### query = "https://data.dol.gov/get/violation/limit/8/" getdata <- GET(url=query,add_headers("X-...
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Total cryptocurrency market cap over time

Does anyone know where to download historical data for the total market capitalization of the cryptocurrency ecosystem? For example, the data behind the "Total Market Capitalization" chart here: https:...
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Historical Housing Data in Quandl

Quandl has housing data through their API including Price per square foot on the neighborhood level. Is there a way to get the history for this data as well. Say yearly back to 2009?
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How to decode the company number in the field `header$companynumb`

Is there a lookup table where I can find the names of repackaging or drug manufacturing companies with companynumb reported in the field companynumb? e.g. "companynumb": "200501050"...
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Use Fuzzy Search with OpenFDA API

I want to ask how can I use fuzzy search in openfda api? For example, I am using "panadol" to search something. https://api.fda.gov/drug/label.json?search=brand_name:panadol But sometime I miss ...
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Method to download whole data directory from UCI ML repository

I am working on a tool to manage data downloading. One source of data I would like to make easy to access is the UCI ML dataset repository A lot (all?) of the data is in directories, for example for ...
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Where can I find API for companies in Sweden?

Do you guys know where I can find data of companies in Sweden? Preferable an API. In Denmark they have an API, that lets you get details of all registered companies (such as name, address, phone etc.)...
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Australian Vehicle or Car Brands, Models, Styles, and Specs API

I need to show Car Models and Specs on my Website. Similar to carsales.com.au search form. Does any one know an API to get these data? There's a lot of US APIs but no Australian APIs at all. There is ...
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Vehicle crash Data for all states in USA

Looking to pull as much crash data as available and use it in analytics. Is there any API to pull data directly instead of manually downloading PDF files?

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