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.

Ambitious Music Metadata Provider Decibel Will Unify

Garrett Wilkin, April 27th, 2011

DecibelDecibel pitches itself as a leader in the music metadata space by citing a deeper and more accurate dataset than its competitors. The slick video (embedded below) on its site is quite convincing. Decibel claims to collect music metadata from all sources all over the world, including record labels and users, check it for accuracy, and compile it into the database. It’s ambitions are set high with the goal of creating an industry standard in music metadata, and why not? Someone’s got to do it!

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.

NewsAlarm: Possibly the World’s Loudest Mashup

Michael Manoochehri, April 9th, 2009

New York Times NewswireAre you a developer who wants to get your news immediately? The New York Times NewsWire API, which provides links and metadata for Times articles the moment they are published, might solve your problem. But what if your news alert mashup doesn’t quite get every bit of your undivided attention? Jer Thorp’s NewsAlarm (our Mashup of the Day), combines the NewsWire API and an 85 decibel smoke detector into what might be the loudest mashup on the planet.

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