Cloudinary Announces Multiple Add-On Partnerships

Eric Carter, March 5th, 2014

CloudinaryProgrammableWeb initially covered Cloudinary in 2012 as it was a burgeoning startup in the quickly growing cloud community. Today, Cloudinary announced a host of new image related add-ons that should help Cloudinary expand its offering and user base. Prior to the announcement, we caught up with Cloudinary CEO, Itai Lahan, to learn more.

37 Recognition APIs: AT&T Speech, Moodstocks and Rekognition

Matthew Scott, September 9th, 2013

BioID Web Services Our API directory now includes 37 recognition APIs. The newest is the Sentence Recognition API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Bioid Web Services API. We list 2 Bioid Web Services mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of recognition APIs.

Today in APIs: Parse Powers 100k Apps, Google Glass & Visual ReKognition, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, June 13th, 2013

ParseParse is exploding, now powers 100k apps. Orbeus offers visual recognition for Google Glass without the creep factor. Plus: Apple’s iOS gamepad API, the Pinterest API is coming, and 11 new APIs.

API Spotlight: Locu, LocalGuiding, and Reminder with Beeminder

Matthew Scott, September 14th, 2012

LocuOf the many APIs we published this week, eight were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll illuminate those eight by throwing them into the spotlight. The eight included the Locu API, a database API that exposes Locu’s business information. Locu is constantly searching the web for business data. This allows developers real-time information about prices, menu items, venue information and etc.  With their success in the restaurant industry Locu is now aiming, with the API, to branch into other markets. To learn more about Locu visit the Locu API blog post and the Locu site.

Rekognition Photo Analytics API Detects Scene Types

Garrett Wilkin, September 12th, 2012

RekognitionThe Rekognition API differentiates its feature set by processing images to recognize more than just the location of faces.  Rekognition’s technology will analyze a given photo and present a list of scenes, each with a probability rating.  Faces are not simply identified, but are also classified for age and emotion.

99 New APIs: Washington Post, Microsoft, Red Hat, 7-Eleven

Adam DuVander, September 2nd, 2012
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This week we had 99 new APIs added to our API directory including a global donations platform, Magic: The Gathering card price ticker, SMS text messaging service, charity and fundraising platform, time tracking service and bike sharing serviceBelow is more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: YouTube Disables Public Video Tags, Lokad Offers Freemium Pricing Structure and 25 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, August 29th, 2012

LokadYouTube is making changes to its API that reflects its new video tagging policy. Lokad released a new pricing structure that follows a Freemium model. Plus: Fitness and the Facebook Open Graph, Diffbot Developer Newsletter is written in JSON and 25 new APIs.

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