Besides the new APIs from Google and new Yahoo APIs in the past week, there’s been some nicely diverse APIs added our listings. An API for management of on-demand hosting, a social people search API, and a web service API from the leading GPS device manufacturer.
SoftLayer API: On-demand hosting provider SoftLayer provides this innovative API [...]
Recommended reading is Olag Kharif’s brief report in this week’s BusinessWeek on “Social-Networking Sites Open Up”. It has the sub-head “Facebook, Friendster, and others are starting to let third-party developers build new features to attract more users – and profits”. The article predicts many of the bigger social network sites like MySpace, LinkedIn, and Friendster [...]
With Google’s announcement yesterday it is now possible for any site to directly include Google gadgets. This frees those gadgets from being available only within Google Desktop and Google Homepage. A smart move by Google. Looks like the widgetization of the web is picking-up speed.
As a side note, Mashable’s Pete Cashmore points out that that [...]