Best New Mashups: Week in Review Featuring Bing Maps, Deezer and Cicero

Wendell Santos, May 10th, 2013

Bing MapsWith the weekend coming up let’s take a look back at the mashups that were added to the ProgrammableWeb mashup directory over the last couple of weeks. We’ll cover mashups that include a tool for local discovery, a jukebox for your phone, a political social network and an app showing real time statuses of DC metro lines. Read below for more details on each.

466 Mapping APIs: Google Maps, Bing Maps and Foursquare

Kevin Sundstrom, April 30th, 2013

Google MapsOur API directory now includes 466 mapping APIs. The newest is the 1Map API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Google Maps API. We list an amazing 2454 Google Maps mashups.

Today in APIs: Intel Buys Mashery, Appy Pie Ex-beta, and 7 New APIs

Greg Bates, April 18th, 2013

MasheryIntel buys Mashery. Appy Pie App builder out of beta. Plus: Factual and Qualcom labs team up, Twilio and KDDI partnership evolves, and 7 new APIs.

API Spotlight: Geopulse Context, Talkray, and Ephesoft APIs

Matthew Scott, April 6th, 2013

RixtyOf the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those ten, which included the Rixty API. Rixty was conceived as alternative payment solution for online shoppers who would rather pay cash then risk their sensitive data on the Internet. The Rixty API simply gives developers access to the functionality so they can integrate the system onto their own website. Users must visit one of 500,000 retail locations to exchange their cash for a Rixty code(currency), that is redeemed from the API.

Factual Expands, Refines, and Rebrands API: Geopulse Context

Eric Carter, April 4th, 2013

Factual Geopulse ContextFactual continues to expand the world’s access to data with a makeover and relaunch of its Geopulse API. Now renamed, Geopulse Context aims to provide developers with the geographic and commercial context of locations to enable personalized app experiences. The new API expands US Census data and commercial metrics available via Factual APIs.

Today in APIs: The Fifth API Mashup Contest and Factual Relaunches Geopulse API

Kevin Sundstrom, April 3rd, 2013

The fifth iteration of the API Mashup Contest is happening now. Factual changes the name, among other things, of the Geopulse API. Plus: Merging the mobile and physical shopping experience through apps and APIs.

Factual’s Restaurant Data API: Over 1.2 Million Restaurants, Over 50 Attributes

Eric Carter, November 20th, 2012

FactualFactual provides easy access to the data that drives mobile, web, and enterprise applications. Factual recently improved upon its 58 million points of interest when it enhanced its Restaurants Data. Factual added over 400,000 restaurants to its database (bringing the total count over 1.2 million) and expanded the attributes available. The company provides the Factual API that enables developers to access this data.

Today in APIs: Magic Video Editing with Magisto’s API, Which API Captured Your Vote and 19 New APIs

Greg Bates, November 19th, 2012

MagistoMagisto makes your videos beautifully edited. APIs become the incumbent’s edge. Plus Twitter Pecks the Windows 8 App Tweetro to death, Amazon AWS Marketplace Adds New Big Data Category, and 19 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Crunchbase, Factual and 15 New APIs

Adam DuVander, September 24th, 2012

CrunchBaseThe Crunchbase API is getting an upgrade and now requires API keys. Factual added a bunch of new data in the US and globally to its Factual Places API. Plus: OpenStreetMap funding for MapBox, Klout as a business and 15 new APIs.

Today in APIs: Amazon CloudFront Adds Cookies, Google Places API Developer Challenge for Good, and 14 New APIs

Wendell Santos, September 6th, 2012

Amazon CloudFront announces new updates to its service to help developers build even faster applications. Google calls for developers across Africa to participate in the upcoming Google Places API Developer Challenge. Plus: 4Chan brings the future of memes with the release of its API and 14 new APIs.

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