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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Retrieve Import Alerts published by FDA

The FDA publishes lists of Import Alerts in HTML format, such as, for example, in page https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/cms_ia/importalert_259.html . This is in FDA site under Industry > Import > ...
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Sub-licensing an “Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC-By) v1.0” Database

I have my own database that I would like to combine with another database for redundancy. The other database is released under the "Open Data Commons Attribution License (ODC-By) v1.0" Can I license ...
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Retrieving Amazon product reviews?

I am currently working on a customer feedback project for brand products. I've used social media sources like Twitter and Facebook to get brand mentions, but I need customer feedback for particular ...
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Is iTunes api free for commercial use?

I am making an android app in which I am using music artists images from iTunes. Am I allowed to do this if I make money from this app? If not what are other free APIs which I can use for this purpose?...
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Given a PMID, how can I get the list of PMIDs of papers citing it?

Given a PMID (=PubMed identifier), how can I get the list of PMIDs of papers citing it? Dataset, API, or any other solution is fine.
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Flipping through API pages

To Whomever It May Concern: My name is Casey Bischel, and I'm a reporter on deadline for the Belleville News-Democrat in Southwestern Illinois. I'm trying to find a record in Senator Roy Blunt's (R-...
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Querying Department Of Labor Basic Mining Information API

I'm attempting to use the Department Of Labor Basic Mining data (developer .dol .gov/health-and-safety/basic-mine-info/). I have two issues: 1)The SendingRequest method is marked as deprecated, but ...
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Is it possible to get only opinion based tweets from twitter APIs or any other dataset?

Opinion based tweets such as Product X is portable, has a good performance etc. Using the search API, i get mostly promotional tweets and after filtering i am left with almost nothing.
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VETS-4212 Dataset

I'm wondering when the VETS-4212 dataset will be available via the Department of Labor's API, like the VETS100 and VETS100A datasets are at: http://developer.dol.gov/others/vets100/
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API for crowd sourced gas prices

Does anyone have a source for current daily gas prices at any given pump? IE the Kirkland Costco is selling regular unleaded for 2.89 on 10/15/2015. The data I am looking for is at gasbuddy.com but ...
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API/opendata for public companies 10Q

I have a list of public companies that I need to pull the revenue and operating income from their quarter report. I don't have that much finance background, but all the 10Q looks very similar in the ...
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Drivers license and motor vehicle registration data for professional drivers

Is there a known API to pull driver's license data and MVR data for professional drivers, such as those working for freight forwarding companies?
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Where can I get a food ingredient database or API

I'm currently working on a project that requires the use of an ingredients database or API. In my app I have some strings and I want to know if that string is belongs to an ingredient name. I'm just ...
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API returning company tickers found in provided news article

I'm looking for a REST API (paid or free) that accepts a string representing a news article (see example below) as payload, maps any company names mentioned in the article to a ticker (eg map Tesla ...
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OPEID and IPEDS validation API

I'm looking for an API for validating OPEID and IPEDS. Can some help me with this? Thanks in advance.
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Where to save token which resets every 6 hours. (npm package)

There is api which require token which expires after 6 hours so I need to make a request to other api to get token for other api, and I'm not sure where to save this token. Right now I'm getting temp ...
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How to fetch public posts from facebook api

I am currently working on my school project which is using machine learning algorithms to detect phish posts on facebook. I need a dataset of facebook posts containing urls to train the algorithms. My ...
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Why does the data on website not match what is returned from the api

I am trying to get data similar to what is shown on https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm using the api, but I am seeing a lot of discrepancies. For example when I use the following api ...
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API to get Get UK street name from post code

I am looking for a simple, reliable and free (gratis) API which will return the corresponding UK street name for a UK postcode (preferably with no registration or key required). Additional infos are ...
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HTTP Response Codes

For a data visualization, I'm looking for http response codes. There are many sources of this dataset, but I'm looking for machine readable (JSON preferred) reliably updated (so that my dataviz is ...
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openFDA: Is there any way to match NDC data in different format?

I'd like to know whether or not there is a possible way to match NDC codes in different format by using openFDA API like Recall Enforcement Reports. For example, matching 0187-0798-30 with 0187-079-...
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NWS API marine forecast returns empty

I'm following the NWS API documentation and am unable to get marine forecasts via the API such as this https://forecast.weather.gov/shmrn.php?mz=LMZ362&syn=LMZ300 I've tried several different ...
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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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How can I get the PI Label “Highlights” (or page 1) of the drug's label

Are the "highlight of the prescribing label" available through openFDA?