Ford Launches Program That Provides Developers Ability to Create Vehicle-Controlled, Voice-Activated Smartphone Apps

Janet Wagner, January 10th, 2013

FordFord has announced the launch of the Ford Developer Program which provides developers the ability to integrate the SYNC connectivity system and AppLink API into smartphone applications.

160 Music APIs:, SoundCloud and Spotify

Wendell Santos, January 18th, 2012

Last.fmOur API directory now includes 160 music APIs. The newest is the Spotify Apps API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the API. We list 206 mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of music APIs.

21 APIs Used in 7 Days: YouTube, Yahoo, MySpace, FriendFeed, Google, Facebook

John Musser, October 18th, 2009

This past week 14 new mashups were add to our mashup directory and 21 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include Weather Underground, What The Trend?, and WiserEarth. The most often used APIs this week are Google Maps, Google Talk, and Twitter. And the most frequently used types of APIs were Social (4 APIs, 6 mashups), Other (3 APIs, 3 mashups), and Search (3 APIs, 3 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:

iLike Launches API for Music Playlists

Kevin Farnham, September 19th, 2008

iLike, Facebook’s favorite music service, has officially launched their new API. TechCrunch reports that iLike is partnering with Google, TypePad, Flixster, Connected Weddings, and others, in the launch. The music itself is provided by Rhapsody.

25 Music APIs

Kevin Farnham, February 21st, 2008
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Want to create web mashups about music? You have lots of sources to choose from as there are over 25 music APIs listed on ProgrammableWeb. The most popular of these is the API but there are many other options, many of which you may not have realized existed.

YottaMusic and the Limits of APIs

John Musser, January 4th, 2008

There was a bit of stir this week when the small music web site YottaMusic had to shut down because they were no longer allowed to use undocumented Rhapsody APIs.

Radio Station Mashup

John Musser, November 30th, 2007

Lots of radio stations would be glad to have devoted fans able to create web mashups like the KEXPlorer. This mashup is intended to “enhance the listening experience” of the popular community supported KEXP station in Seattle: follow along as you stream KEXP, tag the songs you like, post comments, and send SMS to get [...]

Winning News Mashups

John Musser, December 20th, 2006

As noted yesterday, winning mashups have been announced for contests from both Rhapsody and our sponsor ClearForest. As with Rhapsody, the ClearForest team had good success in getting a very creative range of entries. Because the ClearForest API provides semantic textual analysis many of the mashups do interesting things by processing current news data.

Optevi News [...]

Rhapsody and ClearForest Winners

John Musser, December 19th, 2006

As noted earlier this month a number of this fall’s mashup contests have reached their deadlines for entry submission. For two of them, the Rhapsody Web Services Contest and ProgrammableWeb sponsor ClearForest’s Semantic Web Services (SWS) Mashup competition 2006, the mashup entries have now been reviewed and the winners announced. Here’s Rhapsody’s announcement and here’s [...]

Rhapsody Programmable Jukebox

John Musser, September 25th, 2006

Over the past couple weeks the folks at RealNetworks’ Rhapsody have made some product announcements which have an API component, but that API piece hasn’t received a lot of press yet. Most of the initial buzz has been about the new devices like the upcoming SanDisk Sansa and the Sonos 2 home stereo device (with [...]

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