531 Reference APIs: GeoNames, Wikipedia and CrunchBase

Wendell Santos, July 31st, 2013

GeoNamesOur API directory now includes 531 reference APIs. The newest is the CanLII API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the GeoNames API. We list 88 GeoNames mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of reference APIs.


373 Telephony APIs: Twilio, Skype and Tropo

Wendell Santos, June 19th, 2012

TwilioOur API directory now includes 373 telephony APIs. The newest is the ClickMeeting API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Twilio API. We list 343 Twilio mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of telephony APIs.


Medentify Seeks to Clothe the Internet in Social Fabric

Garrett Wilkin, June 6th, 2011

MedentifyMedentify seeks to serve as a third party reputation curator.  Reputation is a key component of our social fabric because it is the basis for trust which is required for any relationship.  The Medentify API will allow any site to tap into a shared reputation repository.


The Crowdsourced Phone Spammer List is Here

Garrett Wilkin, May 23rd, 2011

youcantcall.usIf you are writing a telephony system using the Twilio API, Tropo API, or Cloudvox API, you can interface with YouCantCall.us to shield your system from phone spam. Now wouldn’t it be great if the YouCantCall.us API could be integrated into a “block” button that appeared on standard phones?


27 New APIs: Location, SMS and Thomson Reuters

Adam DuVander, April 24th, 2011

This week we had 27 new APIs added to our API directory including a mobile location based service, 2,000+ dataset reference library, live competitor monitoring service, online shipping marketplace and gamification analytics platform.


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