40 Identity APIs: Animetrics, Instantor and Qwerly

Matthew Scott, January 2nd, 2014

Google OpenIDOur API directory now includes 40 identity APIs. The newest is the Instantor API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google OpenID API. We list 10 Google OpenID mashups.


945 Social APIs: Twitter, Facebook and Delicious

Wendell Santos, January 16th, 2013

TwitterOur API directory now includes 945 social APIs. The newest is the SmartBots API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twitter API. We list [num] Twitter mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of social 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.


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.


Auto Contact Updater Wins Rainmaker Identity API Contest

Romin Irani, July 13th, 2011

Rainmaker, which provides an identity API to get more information about a person’s email address, has declared the winners of its API contest. The month long challenge invited developers to make innovative applications based on the Rainmaker API and in the process earn fame and some cool prizes. Rainmaker also announced a new developer challenge that is expected to run in August.


Goodbye Resume, Hello Social Network Data Mining

Garrett Wilkin, June 1st, 2011

ReppifyWe’ve all heard it before.  Be careful what you do on social networks because your employer, teacher, business partner or spiritual guru might find out about it.  Well now they won’t just find out about it, they’ll ask you to please allow Reppify to access your social network information so that you can be evaluated.  Reppify will create a report on you, based on your social network activity, and sum it all up in a numerical ranking.  The Reppify API will allow this technology to be integrated into other social network monitoring services like RainMaker.


$2,500 Rainmaker API Challenge: “Build Something Cool”

Allen Tipper, May 27th, 2011

Rainmaker
Rainmaker is a simple and powerful identity API designed to help users get more info about the people in their contact lists. Rainmaker recently announced a developer’s contest for apps built on its Rainmaker API.


27 New APIs: Location, SMS and Thomson Reuters

Adam DuVander, April 24th, 2011

This week we had 27 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile location based service, 2,000+ dataset reference library, live competitor monitoring service, online shipping marketplace and gamification analytics platform.


Don’t Let Social Data Rain On Your Parade

Garrett Wilkin, April 20th, 2011

Rainmaker“Hey Smitty, I got this guy’s email address. Can you do some digging and tell me more about ‘em? How much does he make? What are his hobbies? Oh, and I want to see pictures of his pet dog too. Can you do it?”

“Yea boss, I’ll get you your information, buckets full of it. I’ll make it rain!”

This is the imaginary old timey gangster context I imagine around the idea behind Rainmaker, its contacts service and Rainmaker API.


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