Sociocast raised $1 million in funding from New York’s Raptor Ventures, bringing its total to nearly $6 million. As CEO and founder Albert Azout told Sean Ludwig at Venturebeat, the Prediction API is useful to advertising, social and gaming, retail, finance and government.
Facebook Android SDK 3.0 moves out of Beta. Maptia describes how they use FullContact API to filter customer signups. Plus: 300m people are now viewing TripAdvisor content on other sites each month, Amazon Web Services adds detailed billing reports, and 9 new APIs.
This week we had 69 new APIs added to our API directory including a pass and ticket creation service for PassBook, eCommerce diagnosis and analytics service, advertising campaign management service, quality control service for crowd-sourcing websites, server storage extension service. We also covered an API that streamlines event planning. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
The Google App Engine went down for over 3 hours on Friday, then bounced back. Zapier added a new blog series on API quirks. Plus: there’s a new API meetup in Paris, the Amazon outage is proof that API monitoring needs overhauling, and 12 new APIs.
Of the many APIs we published this week, 15 were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those 15, which include the Datownia API. The Datownia API generates an API from an Excel spreadsheet that allows developers to integrate their data with any website or app. The object of the API is to allow developers to update content on multi-platform apps simultaneously. To learn more about the Datownia API visit the Datownia site as well as the Datownia API blog post.