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The latest news and ideas of how to use weather information in today's digital services.

The latest in Foreca Weather API: Vector Map Layers - An easy way to make nice looking map animations without hiccups

Foreca can now offer a new version of weather maps for multipurpose usage. The Vector Map API gives data in vector polygon format in contrast to raster files (png). This format is even easier to customise according to your wishes and special needs.

The advantages compared to traditional raster image maps are:

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Weather: must-have content or revenue generator?

A couple of years back a journalist of Iltalehti (a Finnish afternoon tabloid) said in a TV interview that the weather news are the most popular news in the printed newspaper and on their website. People really love to talk about weather.
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