The Abacus OS: Serving Up APIs and Servers to Make Apps You Can Count on

Greg Bates, August 6th, 2013

Clickslide makes a head-turning claim: its Abacus is the “First operating system for IoT”, the Internet of Things. Then there’s another show stopper: no coding required.

Today in APIs: Windows 8.1 APIs, Microsoft YouTube Application and 9 New APIs

Romin Irani, May 28th, 2013

Windows 8.1 features APIs that support 4K resolution displays. Microsoft and Google put aside their differences to work together on a new YouTube Application. Plus:  An introduction to Google Glass’ Face Recognition API and 9 new APIs.

53 Energy APIs: Genability, 3TIER and EnergyStar

Wendell Santos, May 28th, 2013

GenabilityOur API directory now includes 53 energy APIs. The newest is the EcoSCADA API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Genability API. We list 4 Genability mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of energy APIs.

98 New APIs: Karmadata, Collins Dictionary and White House Petitions

Wendell Santos, May 12th, 2013

This week we had 98 new APIs added to our API directory including an online dictionary, enterprise collaboration and social networking service, White House petition data, campaign management service, and standardized open data resource. In addition we covered a new API status board. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

API Spotlight: Edamam, BancBox, and Wevideo APIs

Matthew Scott, May 4th, 2013

Of the many APIs we published this week, nine were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll shine a spotlight on those nine, which included Edamam API. Edamam is a company committed to helping people eat better. To do this they provide recipe information to users as well as an API that allows developers access to the same data.  The free version of the API provides calorie content, serving size, diet tags, and more. To learn more about the Edamam API visit the Edamam site as well as the Edamam API blog post.

Today in APIs: @Pay Two-Click API, Cabforce API, and 23 New APIs

Kevin Sundstrom, May 3rd, 2013

Cabforce@Pay announced the release of their first open API. The Cabforce API is ready to help with European transportation booking. Plus: Mozilla launches Firefox OS Simulator 3.0 and 23 New APIs.

Oddcast Releases Text-to-Speech API: Vocalware

Eric Carter, May 1st, 2013

VocalwareOddcast, innovative web and mobile marketer, has released a cloud based text-to-speech (TTS) API: Vocalware. Releasing the platform via API allows developers to extend TTS to any browser-based or mobile application. Vocalware intends to become the one stop shop for cloud based speech functionality.

111 New APIs: Pearson, EnClout and AirBNB

Wendell Santos, April 21st, 2013
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This week we had 111 new APIs added to our API directory including a form builder service, mobile application management platform, api pipelining service, in-store retail optimization service and cloud storage architecture service. We also covered a cutting edge motion controller and an API for server and website monitoring. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.

Today In APIs: Facebook Mobile, Hello Social Marketing Platform and 41 New APIs

Romin Irani, April 19th, 2013

FacebookThe Facebook Platform for Mobile makes a push to help developers write better social apps. Hello Social aims to simplify Social Media Marketing campaigns. Plus: First Cleanweb Hackathon in the Pacific Northwest and 7 new APIs.

iSpeech Launches Platform for Publishers That Provides Tools to Convert Text-Based Content Into Quality Audio

Janet Wagner, February 27th, 2013

iSpeechiSpeech, a leading provider of speech technology solutions and mobile applications, has just announced the launch of the iSpeech Publishing Platform which makes it possible to convert text from books, websites, mobile applications and other text-based content into human quality audio. iSpeech also provides a suite of Text to Speech APIs and SDKs for developers to use in web and mobile applications.

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