50 Television APIs: BBC, Dailymotion and Justin.tv

Wendell Santos, September 11th, 2012

BBCOur API directory now includes 50 television APIs. The newest is the Fliqz API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the BBC API. We list 28 BBC mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of television APIs.

API Spotlight: The Giving Lab, Plivo, HealthJibe and The Washington Post.

Matthew Scott, August 31st, 2012

The Giving LabOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, those ten will get thrown into the spotlight. Todays featured APIs include The Giving Lab API, which considers itself a charity and aims to help charities reach their goals through the technical side. To read more about how The Giving Lab is making giving, fundraising and paying money to charity easier, visit The Giving Lab API post and The Giving Lab Site.

TVSync API Aims to Meet Increased Consumer Demand for Connected TV and Second-Screen Applications

Janet Wagner, August 27th, 2012

TVSyncMore and more consumers are using a second device (usually a mobile device such as a smartphone or tablet) while watching television. Many consumers are using their “second-screen” to update their Facebook status, post on Twitter, chat with friends or engage in other online social activities.

100 New APIs: Google Commerce Search, Intel and Human.io

Wendell Santos, August 19th, 2012
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This week we had 100 new APIs added to our API directory including a geographic mapping features service, online store and e-commerce product search service, mobile games discovery and marketing service, micro-Apps for Android and iOS and phone conversation management app. In addition we covered an API that helps users stay safe, how to simplify visual communication with Lucidchart, and the Avocado couples app. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today in APIs: Diffbot’s New API is a Decoder Ring for the Web, Telesocial Releases Social Calling API and 16 New APIs

Wendell Santos, August 16th, 2012

FacebookFacebook announces their upcoming World HACK tour. Telesocial releases an extension to their API. Plus: Details on the TwilioCon 2012 Workshop Day and 15 new APIs.

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