The Day We Fight Back: Protecting Your Digital Data Rights

Mark Boyd, February 12th, 2014

Yesterday marked the tech industry’s advocacy action, The Day We Fight Back. This campaign is aimed at raising awareness of the National Security Agency’s (NSA’s) mass surveillance program which is collecting content and metadata from e-mails, chats and social networks; harvesting contact lists; and gathering billions of records each day on cellphone locations, according to The Washington Post.

SwiftIQ Announces Innovative Data Mining API

Mark Boyd, February 10th, 2014

SwiftIQ has released a first-of-its-kind data mining API aimed at uncovering the deep associations previously hidden in large datasets. The Frequent Pattern Mining (FPM) API has wide potential for use across major sectors, government, and healthcare, with the ability to speed up big data analysis and identify the opportunities that “connect the dots” for suppliers and service providers across any number of industries. SwiftIQ — which offers a range of predictive algorithm APIs that customers use in conjunction with their own datasets — is making the FPM API available on a case-by-case basis at present. Jason Lobel, CEO and Co Founder of SwiftIQ, spoke with ProgrammableWeb to announce the API.

Today in APIs: Thinkglue Pastes Together an API, and 4 New APIs

Greg Bates, February 4th, 2014

ThinkGlue Semantic Video AnalysisSemantic Video Analysis API created by Thinkglue. The API Strategy and Practice Conference in Amsterdam, March 26-28, 2014 adds new speakers. Plus: TSheets new API makes business tech integrations faster, Mellanox releases ethernet switch API, and 4 new APIs.

52 New APIs: USPS Calculator, Spark, and Musicovery

Melody Clark, February 2nd, 2014

This week, we had 52 new APIs added to our API directory including a music information site, a PassBook passes building & management service, and a financial trading platform. We also discussed APIs, caching, and data delivery.

Today in APIs: Farmsense Plants an API, and 11 New APIs

Greg Bates, January 28th, 2014

FarmSenseThe Farmsense API breaks new ground. Aussie company helps users schedule posts on Instagram. Plus: API monetization accelerated by SOA Software, how to create embeddable customized Google Maps fast, and 11 new APIs.

Yactraq API Sees Huge Growth in 2013

Ajay Ohri, January 6th, 2014

Here is an interview with Jeh Daruwala, CEO of Their work brings machine learning to the world of online videos for targeting of ads based on behavior. we have interviewed them here before and they have gone on to win both startup competitions as well as gain huge organic growth.

Today in APIs: Gracenote to Launch Music Recommendation API, and 6 New APIs

Eric Carter, January 3rd, 2014

GracenoteGracenote has announced an internet music recommendation API: Gracenote Rhythm. A new API Documentation Workshop will be held in Silicon Valley next month. Plus, Sony provides SmartWatch developers some API advice and 6 new APIs.

Senzari Launches MusicGraph Platform and API

Janet Wagner, December 31st, 2013

MusicGraphSenzari, a cutting-edge music technology company, has launched MusicGraph, a knowledge engine for music that is modeled after a semantic network and powered by an API with an architecture that is similar to Facebook Open Graph Protocol. Senzari has also released a MusicGraph API which allows developers to retrieve objects from the MusicGraph.

Today in APIs: Google Billing API, and 12 New APIs

Greg Bates, December 26th, 2013

Google StorageGoogle billing API to help developers rein in costs. Planville’s API integrates its Ireland and UK event tracking service. Plus: 12 new APIs.

12 Cloud-Based IDEs Boost Productivity, ROI

Guest Author, December 23rd, 2013

Today, thanks to cloud computing, most people have instant access to information, tools and applications that can help them perform their corporate and personal tasks better. That’s not the case, however, on the development side: Nearly 15 million developers and software companies use traditional development environment, with all of the limitations that come with operating systems for developing applications and software. They code, compile and debug applications while sitting in front of a system that supports the given development environment or IDE.

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