Twitter feed, Facebook feed, Linkedin feed. Fed up yet? Nexalogy NX has come to the rescue, at least to help out with organizing your Twitter feed. You sign in through Twitter to access Nexame, which will show you, within your network, the most important trends, people and ideas. It’s such simple yet powerful idea that it makes you wonder, why didn’t Twitter think of this? Here’s a chart that’s worth a thousand words. It shows the top 10 concencepts being discussed in your network. As you can imagine, there is also a top 10 hashtags chart, an interest map of the major themes in your discussions, and more.
There is a category of vendors on the rise in the API space; Integration Platform as a Service (iPaaS). The term is fairly new and there is some debate as to the definition and features of vendors that would be classified in the iPaaS category. This post is an overview of iPaaS and features several vendors that offer iPaaS solutions.
Versium, big data solution provider, has opened access to its LifeData platform via the Versium Analytics API. The LifeData platform captures data created by customer and enterprise transactions. After capture, Versium consolidates massive volumes of customer and enterprise data and produces insights rarely understood without a powerful big data engine. API access to LifeData platform allows companies to utilize Versium’s matching algorithms and verification technology within existing tools and applications.
This week we had 55 new APIs added to our API directory including a health data service, top 10 travel guide publications, executive orders data service, business payment solution provider and application notification platform. Additionally we covered an API exposing crime data and an API for running realtime project management reports. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.
This past week 5 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 5 different APIs were used to build them. and The most often used APIs this week are Facebook, Google Maps and LinkedIn. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Social (3 APIs, 3 mashups), Mapping (1 APIs, 3 mashups) and News (1 APIs, 1 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Versium’s Lifedata platform API opens over 300 billion behavioral consumer and business data attributes. Job Change Notifier Unlinks from Linkedin due to new API restrictions. Plus: Dropbox’s Datastore API goes head to head with iCloud, Web Audio API arrives for Firefox, and 11 new APIs.
genieMD integrates the Walgreens prescription API. StartMeApp’s Self-Service ‘adSmart Express’ Mobile Advertising API. Plus: Instamojo releases API for users selling digital goods, Named Entity Recognition and Relation Extraction Systems are improved by Alchemy API, and 11 new APIs.
This past week 6 new mashups were added to our mashup directory and 17 different APIs were used to build them. Some of the newer or less frequently seen APIs include 43 Places, Data.Washington, Data24-7 , Holidays Service, Home Energy Saver, Juno Download and LocalSchoolDirectory. The most often used APIs this week are Discogs, Echo Nest and Home Energy Saver. And the most commonly used types of APIs were Music (5 APIs, 5 mashups), Social (4 APIs, 4 mashups) and Reference (2 APIs, 2 mashups). The list below shows which APIs were used by which mashups:
Nathan Kontny is out to revise how you write, especially when you work with others. His online word processing program, Draft boasts features you can’t find in any other wordprocessor–like a professional editing service, for example.
Nathan Kontny is out to revise how you write, especially when you work with others. His online word processing program, Draft boasts features you can’t find in any other wordprocessor–like a professional editing service, for example. We began this PW exclusive interview via email. But in what might be the first time ever, we decided to switch to using the very tool he was being interviewed about, and write the rest of it on Draft.