Today in APIs: TED Talks, YouTube Music Licensing and 12 New APIs

Adam DuVander, March 20th, 2012

RumblefishThe elite conference with wide open access to its videos is finally welcoming developers to its API, but only 50 of them. YouTube partner Rumblefish added an SDK to its developer offerings to make it easier to use its Rumblefish API for music licensing. Plus: the API Economy, domain owner verification, Netflix taming Amazon and 12 new APIs.

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.

Music Licensing API Lets You Sound Legally Awesome

Garrett Wilkin, August 16th, 2011

RumblefishRumblefish, champion of what is good and just and legally musical, will help you change your tune for the better.  This company has produced a music licensing API so that you can add copyrighted songs to your YouTube videos.  Of course the concept can be applied more widely and liberally.  Rumblefish has even devised custom license ‘portals’ that present licensing options based on the intended use of the music.  This implies that the agreement and cost of licensing a track could be more expensive depending on where and how it is used.

61 New APIs: Apple iCloud, Jonathan’s Card, Micropoll

Wendell Santos, August 14th, 2011

This week we had 61 new APIs added to our API directory including a cloud storage service, a social sharing experiment, a web polling service, open source government data, a mapping search service, and a restaurant deal search service. Additionally, we covered an API with a sense of humor and an interoperable places data API. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

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