AngelHack Hackathon and Accelerator Program Offers Hackers Chance to Win Funding, Mentorship, Prizes and More

Janet Wagner, May 23rd, 2013

AngelHackAngelHack, a premier educational technology events company, has just announced that the “biggest hackathon competition in the world” AngelHack, is now accepting applications for the AngelHack Accelerator Program, Summer 2013 cycle.

Today in APIs: Mining Archives, Open Innovation, and 24 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 11th, 2013

New York Times Article SearchWhy the New York Times is key to the future. Open innovation and the distributed business model. Plus: service tracks API client library changes, Twitter advertising API, and 24 new APIs.

199 Email APIs: SendGrid, Google Gmail and Yahoo Mail

Wendell Santos, August 7th, 2012

SendGridOur API directory now includes 199 email APIs. The newest is the Uptime Robot API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the SendGrid API. We list 10 SendGrid mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of email APIs.

Decibel Releases New APIs in Move Towards Music Metadata Industry Standard

Eric Carter, July 12th, 2012

DecibelDecibel launched its first API in 2011. Since the launch, Decibel has enjoyed success in becoming the fastest growing European company in the digital music sector. However, the massive growth falls short of Decibel’s ultimate goal. Decibel hopes to enhance the consumer relationship with digital music and uncover the next generation in digital music services. In the end, Decibel aims “to become the industry standard for music metadata.”

Focus on Your App, Let RPost Cloud Worry about Compliance

Eric Carter, April 26th, 2012

RPostRpost made its name in the compliance space through its Rpost API and core products: email proof, privacy, and electronic signatures. Rpost’s core offering won a customer list full of household names across many industries, both public and private (Whole Foods, AT&T, and Civpol to name a few). Rpost now aims to bring its compliance strategy to all internet transactions via RPost Cloud.

134 Security APIs: Google, Janrain and Windows Live

Wendell Santos, February 29th, 2012

Google OpenIDOur API directory now includes 134 security APIs. The newest is the Universign API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google OpenID API. We list 8 Google OpenID mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of security APIs.

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.

64 New APIs: Real-time Facebook, Twitter Streaming and Google Shopping

Adam DuVander, December 26th, 2010

This week we had 64 new APIs added to our API directory including a visual CAPTCHA service, genealogy service, user profile service, sentiment analysis for twitter service and cloud storage service. We also covered two of these APIs with full blog posts. We looked into iFixIt, the World’s First Fix-it API and deadpooled Google Base when it was axed in favor of two new shopping APIs. Below is more detail on all 64 of these new APIs.

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