Unbabel Combines Machine and Human Translation

Patricio Robles, February 11th, 2014

For many companies, translation is seen as an either-or proposition: Either you have humans performing translations, or you accept what a machine provides. But a Portugal-based start-up called Unbabel thinks it can provide better translations more cost-efficiently by offering the best of both worlds.


58 VoIP APIs: 8×8, MumbleBoxes and Sylantro

Matthew Scott, December 11th, 2013

Broadsoft XtendedOur API directory now includes 58 VoIP APIs. The newest is the Rebtel Voice Platform API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Broadsoft Xtended API. We list 2 Calais mashups.


43 Metadata APIs: Fluidinfo, Ontos and Associated Press Metadata

Matthew Scott, December 10th, 2013

CalaisOur API directory now includes 43 metadata APIs. The newest is the OpenStreetMap Taginfo API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Calais API. We list 17 Calais mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of metadata APIs.


453 Search APIs: eBay, Google Ajax Search and Foursquare

Wendell Santos, November 27th, 2012

eBayOur API directory now includes 453 search APIs. The newest is the Automatton Instant Answers API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the eBay API. We list 220 eBay mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of search APIs.


52 Language APIs: Google, Calais and Bing

Wendell Santos, July 17th, 2012

Google TranslateOur API directory now includes 52 language APIs. The newest is the Transfluent API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Translate API. We list 40 Google Translate mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of real estate APIs.


111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.


37 APIs Used in 7 Days: Trulia, Google Maps, Salesforce.com

Wendell Santos, October 15th, 2011

This past week 19 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 37 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Aviary Feather, Aviary Suite, Education.com, Exchange Rate, Trulia, Yandex and ZoomInfo. The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and Twitter. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (7 APIs, 13 mashups), Shopping (3 APIs, 4 mashups) and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


23 APIs Used in 7 Days: Nexmo Wholesale SMS, Google Maps, Facebook

Wendell Santos, August 20th, 2011

This past week 30 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 23 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include BookingMarkets, InfoChimps Datasets, Nexmo Wholesale SMS and Producteev. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Photos (6 APIs, 7 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 10 mashups) and Messaging (2 APIs, 6 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


20 APIs Used in 7 Days: Thrutu, Bing, Twilio

Wendell Santos, July 23rd, 2011

This past week 11 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 20 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Alchemy, Alibris, All for Good, Aviary Effects, Extractiv, FreebieSMS, Google Apps Script, InfoChimps Twitter, Swoogle and Thrutu. The most often used APIs this week are Aviary Effects, Swoogle and Thrutu. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Other (2 APIs, 2 mashups), Music (2 APIs, 2 mashups) and Shopping (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


32 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Netflix, Facebook and Twitter

Adam DuVander, February 12th, 2011

This past week 27 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 32 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Avvo, Collecta, Forvo, Google Geocoding, Google Gmail OAuth, Map24 AJAX API, Playme, Quora, SemanticHacker, SendGrid and Yahoo PlaceFinder. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Twilio and Twilio SMS. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Mapping (5 APIs, 7 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups) and Music (3 APIs, 4 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:


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