NSW to open real-time transport data to more developers, form AU

AustraliaIT News — Transport for NSW also plans to put together a select reference group of developers who will be offered early access to real-time data feeds via the open data hub to provide detailed feedback before it becomes available to all. At the moment, the Transport for NSW licenses access to its real-time transport data to just six app developers.

http://www.itnews.com.au/news/nsw-to-open-real-time-transport-data-to-more-developers-410971

Largest genetic rice database now available free online

APACBangkok Post — MANILA – The world’s biggest genetic rice database is now available free online, a move scientists hope will contribute to a “green revolution”, a leading rice research group said Wednesday. Information on the genetic sequence of 3,024 rice varieties can now be accessed through the Amazon Web Services system, a cloud computing platform, the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) said.

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/asia/704404/largest-genetic-rice-database-now-available-free-online