QQ Solutions, insurance agency management systems provider, has launched an API for its cloud-based management system: QQ Catalyst. QQ Catalyst assists insurance agencies with customer acquisition and retention, ease of use, mobile management, and industry compliancy. The QQ Catalyst API allows developers to integrate QQ Catalyst with third party apps.
Movideo, managed video platform (MVP), offers its entire MVP suite via the Movideo API. A pure SaaS offering, Movideo offers a powerful, scalable service that can push videos to any location, on any device, at any time. Whether streaming live video, or sending fine-tune productions, Movideo offers fully customizable media players to third parties.
Hootsuite, one of the most popular Twitter clients of all time, announced last week it raised $165 million in a round of Series B funding. The round was led by Insight Venture Partners with participation from Accel Partners and existing investor, OMERS Ventures.
Diffbot, a startup known for its data mining services, released a new API that will scan an e-commerce shopping page and parse information on a particular product. Developers can use the API in their web and mobile apps to find the best price on different sites, track merchandise availability or even migrate shopping sites to new platforms without having to deal with backend integration.
AppDirect, cloud service marketplace and management platform, has launched a series of APIs that opens the doors to its entire AppDirect platform. The result of the APIs allows any service provider that desires to open an app marketplace to rely on AppDirect for all of the back-end heavy lifting, so the marketplace developer can concentrate on a customized front-end and end user experience. From sign-on to billing, AppDirect’s entire platform can now drive third party marketplaces.
Textalytics believes that when it comes to tuning in on Internet banter, different types of businesses have different needs. To that end, the Madrid-based text mining specialist this week launched a family of industry-specific semantic APIs. The company claims its RESTful APIs are plug-and-play, easy to use, and multilingual.
By 2015 SAP aims to have has one billion people interact with some piece of the company’s software. The folks at SAP are not saying where there are now in terms of achieving that goal, but as part of achieving that goal SAP has been releasing a raft of applications that one would not normally associate with a provider of enterprise applications.
One way you can reduce the cost of deploying APIs is by deploying multiple API portals using the same platform. Multi-tenancy, a feature offered in WSO2 API Management version 1.4, allows you to do just that.
Do you suffer from a loss for words when it comes to Twitter? Not sure of what to share next on LinkedIn? You are not alone. Social media is hard work for companies, especially when they have to say something several times a day. That’s where Rallyverse steps in.
When it comes to mobile computing IT organizations basically have two choices. They can either try to extend their existing applications to support mobile computing access or they can develop applications from the ground up that are truly optimized for mobile computing.