The Roboearth API: Isaac Asimov Would be Impressed

Greg Bates, December 7th, 2012

RoboEarthIsaac Asimov once said, “Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is.” An interesting opinion, but what if it applied to…robots? Roboearth is a database of robot experiences that can be shared with other robots. The Roboearth API gives developers access to the data stored on a cloud. Through the API you can search for “action recipes”, environments, even individual robots connected to the network.


Today in APIs: Plivo Raises $1.75M, All I Want for Christmas is My User Data, My…, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 3rd, 2012

PlivoYC-backed telephony startup Plivo raises $1.75M. Mobile app developers want user data for Christmas. Plus: Lulu shutters its API, Mozilla Social API integrates Facebook into Firefox, and 11 new APIs.


54 New APIs: AT&T, Google Apps and Clickatell

Wendell Santos, December 2nd, 2012

This week we had 54 new APIs added to our API directory including a voice and SMS communications for apps, email and file migration service, in app SMS messaging service, html5 video player, twitter influence measurement service. Additionally we covered the CheckInOn.Me API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


Today In APIs: Using APIs to Take Advantage of External Big Data, Axway To Acquire Vordel and 11 New APIs

Wendell Santos, November 29th, 2012

Dan Woods on how big data will be a disruptive driver for business intelligence and the role APIs play in it. Axway acquires API management provider Vordel. Plus: Celtra introduces Javascript API and 11 new APIs.


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