Today in APIs: Datasift Scores for Combining Big and Social Data, Subtledata Has Not-So-Subtle Impact and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 13th, 2012

DataSiftDatasift scores $15 million in funding to marry public data to private enterprise data. Subtledata debuts developer platform to access point-of-sale systems. Plus new Facebook features for Hootsuite, Cloudability exits beta while offering killer analytics and cloud spending controls, and 12 new APIs.

73 Management APIs: BuzzData, AppHarbor and Voo2do

Wendell Santos, August 14th, 2012

BuzzDataOur API directory now includes 73 management APIs. The newest is the Jupix API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the BuzzData API. We list 6 BuzzData mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of management APIs.

Google Compute Engine: Mountain View’s Amazon EC2

Adam DuVander, June 28th, 2012

Google is doubling down on cloud computing, further opening up its infrastructure to developers. Google Compute Engine supports “Linux virtual servers at Google scale,” according to the company’s announcement at its Google I/O developer conference. The new offering sits alongside the Google App Engine API as part of its infrastructure-as-a-service Cloud Platform initiative. Google Compute is also the closest competitor the search giant has to Amazon EC2.

97 Cloud APIs: Twilio, Google App Engine and Tropo

Wendell Santos, February 7th, 2012

TwilioOur API directory now includes 97 cloud APIs. The newest is the Yubikey API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio API. We list 335 Twilio mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of cloud APIs.

Today in APIs: YouTube History, Amazon Cloud Updates and 19 New APIs

Adam DuVander, January 25th, 2012

YouTubeThe web’s largest video site has added a new personalization feature to its YouTube API. Sure to be misunderstood as a privacy concern, the service now lets applications access viewing history for authenticated users. Amazon also made two announcements related to its storage and database services. That and 19 new APIs round out today in APIs.

Cloud Spending Service Adds Pricing: Free up to $2,500

Adam DuVander, January 5th, 2012

CloudabilityThe company tracking cloud spending will now let you spend money on its service. Cloudability believes that with more businesses are moving to the cloud, monitoring the costs is becoming important. Now it’s put a price on that importance, including a free plan that will track up to $2,500 per month on more than 80 services, including AWS platforms like Amazon EC2. Of course, there’s a Cloudability API so you can get at your data however you want.

61 New APIs: deviantART, Kinamik, TransiCast

Wendell Santos, November 6th, 2011
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This week we had 61 new APIs added to our API directory including a currency exchange rates service, social polling service, a social network for artists, data preservation and authentication service, cloud storage service and a public transit data aggregation service. In addition, we covered an API for measuring cloud spending. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

An API For Paid API Usage? It’s Called Cloudability

Adam DuVander, November 2nd, 2011

CloudabilitySometimes the API world can get a little meta. Cloudability is a startup focused solely on helping companies determine how much they’re spending in the cloud. Now the company is entering public beta, which includes launching its Cloudability API. That makes the service another API for APIs.

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