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Facebook has launched a new Continuous Live Video API that enables developers to broadcast long and persistent streaming video to the world's largest social network. Previously, Facebook Live streams were limited to 90 minutes, but thanks to the new API, third parties can broadcast longer events.
Twitter announced a new storytelling API tool: Collections API. The API greatly reduces the effort needed to string together a series of Tweets to tell a story.
Pinterest has announced the launch of the Marketing Developer Partners (MDP) program, which provides two new APIs: an Ads API (beta) and a Content Publishing API.
Diffbot today unveiled a new Discussions API that provides developers with access to conversations taking place through comments, forums and reviews.
If you're a content producer on the Web, you'll want to see about tagging your articles, columns and posts with the interest graph API so they show up in Prismatic's database.
Outbrain has launched the new Amplify API which allows approved partners programmatic access to the Outbrain content discovery platform.
Using crawling software, computer vision and machine learning, Diffbot provides a tool that understands pages on the web and is able to classify them and break down parts.
The API is part of an effort to modernize the platform, but developers have some concerns.
Chefs Feed, a food media company, recently unveiled its API and announced high-profile content syndication partnerships that use the API.
Social video sharing network Vimeo has released a brand-spanking new revision of its API, versioned at 3.2.
A growing number of companies are using NLP (Natural Language Processing) to analyze and enrich their data. NLP helps companies take their data and begin to understand and monetize it. This article looks at leading Natural Language Processing providers that offer API integration.
Later this year, developers will lose access to a popular API. Yesterday, streaming video giant Netflix announced that it will be shuttering its public API on November 14, 2014. A small set of developers including Flixster, Fanhattan and Instant Watcher will continue to have access to the Netflix API.
ClickSoftware is offering a library of more than 500 APIs that can be used as part of its ClickButler service, enabling businesses to create automated productivity workflows for remote staff and field service workers. Gil Bouhnick, vice president of mobility at ClickSoftware, spoke with ProgrammableWeb about the future of business use of localization and contextual data.
The way that US telecom carrier AT&T is approaching APIs for the enterprise offers key insights for app developers and business stakeholders looking for market entry opportunities into a global ecosystem. ProgrammableWeb spoke with AT&T Vice President of Ecosystem Development and Platform Solutions, Laura Merling about the broader API strategy. Meanwhile Chris Aron, Product Manager of AT&T Location Information Services, demonstrated how the AT&T approach translates into an industry-specific partnership with Sabre, the global travel tech company.
Topsy, a leading social analytics solutions provider, has just announced the launch of a brand new set of social data APIs that have been added to Topsy API Services. The new set of APIs allow developers to integrate social metrics, insights, and content from any time period or in real time directly into applications.
Our API directory now includes 39 answers APIs. The newest is the SlimSurveys API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Yahoo Answers API. We list 28 Yahoo Answers mashups. Below you'll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of answers APIs.
Stremor Releases Liquid Helium APIs Allowing Advanced Language Heuristics Technology to be Integrated with Third-Party Apps
Stremor, a language heuristics technology startup, has announced the availability of Liquid Helium APIs to third-party developers. Liquid Helium is a proprietary language heuristics engine that analyzes and interprets written content so that it can be manipulated and used in future online media, connected devices and systems.
Everybody wants to know the latest news and there are many applications that provide users with up to the minute news posts and articles. But what about the people who are moving around, rushing to or from work and simply don't have a minute to stop and read the articles that are of interest to them? That's where Umano fits in. It's basically a simple application created to deliver news to people on the go, turning online content into quality audio content read aloud by professional voice actors. Umano's API makes it possible for developers to access this cool functionality and integrate it with other applications as well.