The apocalypse is upon us: Walgreens has an API and SDK

Walgreens — yes Walgreens — has released an application programming interface (API) and a software development kit (SDK) to allow mobile developers to enable photo printing from Android and iPhone smartphones. The company has opened a developer portal (and a new Twitter account) to support mobile programmers who are enabling photo printing to 7,907 Walgreens locations across the country.

Talent crunch: New York startups start offering $5,000 bonus to new hires

With big dogs like Facebook and Twitter building out their engineering offices in Manhattan, the little guys have to up their recruiting game. A band of seven Silicon Alley startups has come together to form Come Work In New York, an organization hoping to entice top tech talent to stay scrappy in the Big Apple. From its presser:

The secret to finding business jobs in StartupVille

Have you noticed that there are very few job listings for business development, marketing, operations, and other business-related functions at startups? It seems like all the non-technical jobs get snatched up before they are even made public.


Online photo editor Aviary hopes to take Picnik’s place

Sad that Google’s online photo editor Picnik is meeting its demise this year? Well, veteran photo editing service Aviary is plotting to take its place. On Monday the company announced it’s bringing its photo editing services to the Web with a new Facebook app.

Online editing suite Aviary now free

Aviary’s impressive collection of online editing tools is now completely free. The site has pushed the boundaries of what web applications can do by developing full-featured image and audio editing apps, among other things.