343 is handing over the game's application program interface to allow anyone to take player statistics.
Google's Nest names Yale the first Weave-enabled third-party brand and promises the 'Linus Lock' in 2016.
The Harmony API gives Logitech access to new third-party products in addition to smart-home-extras like voice, gesture and motion control.
Sense's Mother home automation hub announces that it's opening its API at CES 2015.
Early users of the software tool include Hyatt Hotels & Resorts, which has integrated Uber's car service into its reservation screen.
At South by Southwest, the head of the Android and Chrome teams touches on a wide variety of topics, including how Google plans to reach the next billion uses.
Adobe launches some new mobile apps and its first hardware, plus a new software development kit that it hopes will bring in third-party supporters.
It gives outside developers access to programming that will let other applications integrate the new subscription-only music service, hoping to get Beats Music in your car, your home, everywhere.
The private social network opens up to allow users to share updates from more than a dozen camera and fitness applications.
Announced a few months ago, the new app programming interface cuts off support for TweetDeck, as well as a handful of third-party Twitter clients.