Today in APIs: Beats Music Opens Its API

Greg Bates, March 10th, 2014

Beats Music’s API launched. Overview of 25 health care APIs. Plus: Apple and Google spar over maps in Carplay, and interoperability plans for Google genomics.


Today in APIs: The Quantified Self API, Kaiser Permanente Open Health API and 9 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 3rd, 2013

Foursquare co-founder launches API on self. Kaiser Permanente starts open health API. Plus: facial recognition on Google Glass banned – but developers persist, WSO2 enables federated access to APIs across multiple entities, and 9 new APIs.


Today in APIs: Jawbone UP Platform, Followgen Asks Twitter For Shutdown and 4 New APIs

Romin Irani, April 30th, 2013

Jawbone opens up platform play with UP platform that integrates with health applications. Followgen creator cries foul before Twitter does. Plus: RentPaidOnline launches its Partner API and 4 new APIs.


91 Sports APIs: FanFeedr, Seatwave and ESPN

Wendell Santos, August 1st, 2012

FanFeedr Sports NewsOur API directory now includes 91 sports APIs. The newest is the Fanatix API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the FanFeedr Sports News API. We list 13 FanFeedr Sports News mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of sports APIs.


Programming the Quantified Self: APIs to Track Health

Adam DuVander, March 26th, 2012

BodyMediaSXSW Interactive is probably best known now for its size. The event is spread through about half a dozen venues around downtown and greater Austin, Texas. And the parties that happen late into the night can be many Texas-sized blocks apart. It was a perfect place to track the activity–and inactivity–of a bunch of techies. Storing real-world data and making it accessible in the cloud is a growing trend, with a number of devices and APIs to facilitate it. Much of the focus so far has been on health, as it was at SXSW.


37 Health APIs: Google Health, Avvo and Fitbit

Wendell Santos, March 21st, 2012

AvvoOur API directory now includes 37 health APIs. The newest is the DailyMed API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Avvo API. We list 2 Avvo mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of health APIs.


BodyMedia is a New Fitbit-like Activity and Body Measurement Device–Launching With an API

Garrett Wilkin, June 13th, 2011

BodyMediaBodyMedia provides insight into your body’s physical state through four scientific measurements.  It uses a pedometer-like device to measure physical motion and steps, but also has galvanic skin response, skin temperature and heat flux measures.  The BodyMedia API will give application developers access to all these metrics on your body’s recent activity.  FitBit is in a similar space, but FitBit just doesn’t have as many measurements to use in its applications.


29 New APIs: Forrst, Location Based Audio Platform and USA Today Census

Wendell Santos, June 12th, 2011

This week we had 29 new APIs added to our API directory including a business conversion tools platform, fitness tracking service, hotel search and booking service, server log management service, uk transit data service, location based audio platform, stock news service. In addition, we provided more in depth coverage of the U.S. census search service and a new designer/developer community. Below is more details on each of these new APIs.


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