111 Semantic APIs: MusicBrainz, Calais and DBpedia

Wendell Santos, June 13th, 2012

MusicBrainzOur API directory now includes 111 semantic APIs. The newest is the RACAI Linguistic API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the MusicBrainz API. We list 29 MusicBrainz mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of semantic APIs.

81 Analytics APIs: Google Analytics, SendGrid and Awe.sm

Wendell Santos, February 8th, 2012

Google AnalyticsOur API directory now includes 81 analytics APIs. The newest is the Clarabridge API. The most popular by far, in terms of mashups, is the Google Analytics API. We list 49 Google Analytics mashups which is seven times more than the nearest API. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of analytics APIs.

Saplo’s Swedish Semantics Suite Sets the Bar Higher

Garrett Wilkin, June 1st, 2011

SaploSaplo is a Swedish incarnation of semantic analysis.  Born out of academia, the Saplo API is built on computer science and applied mathematics.  This company is effectively commercializing academic research topics.  What makes Saplo stand out immediately as an API provider is its list of active customers which includes two Nordic news sites.  This shows that they are serious about the business behind the Saplo API and also successful at convincing experienced media players that semantic analysis is a tool that they should employ.

Syllabs Offers PhD level Semantic Processing

Garrett Wilkin, May 11th, 2011

SyllabsSyllabs is a Paris-based semantic processing service. This company likely has academic roots, based on the number of public research laboratories with whom it partners. The impression presented on the website is that the Syllabs API offering will continue to grow and change as its consulting business thrives. The company even offers to develop custom private APIs to fill the particular language processing need that you may have. Clearly Syllabs sees its API as a key component of running a consulting business. It’s a little ‘try before you buy’ strategy.

18 New APIs: Gravatar, Internet Radio and Semantic Analysis

Adam DuVander, May 8th, 2011

This week we had 18 new APIs added to our API directory including a speech recognition service, dining deals search service, email marketing service, album cover archive, online avatar service, temporary email service, social reading record, image manipulation service, SMS group message service and semantic text analysis service. We covered the API for ethical product ratings more in-depth on the blog. Below is more detail on all 18 of these new APIs.

41 New APIs: Rotten Tomatoes, Email Marketing, Expedia and Image Editing

Adam DuVander, May 1st, 2011

This week we had 41 new APIs added to our API directory including a digital watermarking service, link bookmarking service, blogging service, movie information and reviews database, spelling correction service, helpdesk service and rss feed reader.

We covered some of these in more detail in these posts:

Below is more detail on each of these 41 new APIs.

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