Four Great Data Dashboard Platforms: Ducksboard, Geckoboard, Klipfolio, and Leftronic

Janet Wagner, March 28th, 2014

ProgrammableWebLast month, ProgrammableWeb published an article that took a detailed look at DataSift and Gnip, two of the leading enterprise social data platforms. The article mentions the growing trend of Data as a Service (DaaS) and how DaaS is anticipated to significantly grow the market for Business Intelligence (BI) and analytics platforms.


Enigma Open Data Platform Secures $4.5M Funding

Mark Boyd, January 30th, 2014

Open data content and discovery platform Enigma today has announced investor funding of $4.5 million to propel the start-up’s next phase of growth. Key to Enigma’s early success has been a heavy focus on data cleaning and a customer on-boarding strategy that has targeted just a handful of industry sectors. The next phase will see the development of “more scoped APIs” and a broader targeting of enterprise customers, according to Marc DaCosta, cofounder of Enigma, who spoke with ProgrammableWeb in the lead-up to today’s announcement.


PW Year in Review: Hottest Topics of 2013

Eric Carter, December 27th, 2013

ProgrammableWebProgrammableWeb enjoyed another tremendous year in 2013. The year in APIs was filled with landmarks, innovation and massive expansion of the API economy. ProgrammbleWeb readers kept us busy, and four particular areas of interest prompted the most attention.


EDGAR Online Modernizes Financial Data Access with APIs

Mark Boyd, December 20th, 2013

Financial data intelligence company EDGAR Online is overhauling its services to enable developers to access financial data via APIs. While already offering some API products, financial data services need a fundamental reinvention to enable a new wave of innovation, EDGAR Online President Dave Frankel told ProgrammableWeb.


Hootsuite Ropes $165M in Series B Funding to Pay Off Investors, Fuel Growth

Amy Castor, August 6th, 2013

Hootsuite, one of the most popular Twitter clients of all time, announced last week it raised $165 million in a round of Series B funding. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from Accel Partners and existing investor, OMERS Ventures.


96 Stocks APIs: Bloomberg, NASDAQ and E*TRADE

Wendell Santos, May 22nd, 2013

BloombergOur API directory now includes 96 stocks APIs. The newest is the Eurex VALUES API. The most popular, in terms of directory page views, is the Bloomberg API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of stocks APIs.


Gravity Launches Personalization API

Eric Carter, February 5th, 2013

Gravity, focused on personalizing the internet, has launched a new series of free APIs to further its mission. The APIs enable web publishers to recommend content to users in addition to sponsored stories from paying advertisers. Prior to the API offering, Gravity tools provided recommendations based on demographic and interests through widgets and home page personalization. The API should expand Gravity’s reach into mobile apps and deeper web adoption.


39 Statistics APIs: Compete, Clicky and Cownt Us

Wendell Santos, December 11th, 2012

CompeteOur API directory now includes 39 statistics APIs. The newest is the NISS API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Compete API. We list 13 Compete mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of statistics APIs.


37 Statistics APIs: Compete, Clicky and Cownt Us

Wendell Santos, November 28th, 2012

Our API directory now includes 37 statistics APIs. The newest is the StatHat API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Compete API. We list 13 Compete mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of statistics APIs.

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API Jobs from Facebook and Mashery

John Sheehan, November 16th, 2012

API Jobs After last week’s flurry of activity we’ve got some new management role openings this week from Facebook and Mashery.


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