Microsoft has announced that paid plans are now available for the Bing Search APIs that are part of Microsoft Cognitive Services. The suite of Bing Search APIs that can now be purchased includes Bing Web Search API, Bing Image Search API, Bing Video Search API, and Bing News Search API.
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The number of available web search APIs has been reduced in recent months; Google and Yahoo have shut down a number of their web search APIs. This is the first part of a two-part article covering the state of web search APIs. The second part highlights search APIs provided by Google and Microsoft.
This is part two of a two-part article covering the current state of Web search APIs. This article takes a look at the Web search tools/APIs provided by Google and Microsoft. Article includes comparison charts highlighting some of the key differences between Google and Microsoft search tools/APIs.
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||The foursquare APIs, currently in V2, grant access to the company's database of locations as well as information on venue check in's. The APIs are: The Core API, Real-time API, Merchant...||Social||09.10.2009|
Per provider, this API will be shutting down on March 31, 2016
BOSS (Build your Own Search Service) is Yahoo!'s open search web services platform. The goal of BOSS is...
Google Custom Search
||The Google Custom Search Engine API is a RESTful API that allows developer to get web or image search results data in JSON or Atom format. With the API, developers can add web search and/or site...||Search||07.08.2007|
Best Buy Products
||Best Buy's Products API provides full product information for over 1M current and historical products, including pricing, availability, specifications, descriptions, and images.||eCommerce||10.24.2008|
||eBay's Finding API provides programmatic access to search capabilities on the eBay platform. It lets users search and browse for items listed on eBay, and provides metadata to refine searches...||Search||04.07.2010|
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||The Niland API utilizes artificial intelligence (AI) and audio processing capabilities to classify music titles and recognize related tracks. The API automatically generates search results and...||Music||06.30.2016|
||The Lucidworks API integrates data intelligence search features with the aim to build better applications, driven by analysis. It is available in REST format with HTTP using SSL. Lucidworks is a big...||Application Development||06.29.2016|
||The Barcode Product Search API provides a useful source of product data to fill a database. It provides access to UPC, EAN and ISBN searches, being publicly available and easy to search. Developers...||Barcodes||06.19.2016|
Microsoft Cognitive Services Knowledge Exploration Service
||The Microsoft Cognitive Services Knowledge Exploration Service (KES) API interprets natural language queries, and provides auto-completion suggestions. This API evaluates structured queries and...||Search||05.30.2016|
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The Sanders Standard
||The Sanders Standard offers updated media news related to Bernie Sanders. This mashup uses the Webhose.io API to deliver a constant stream of coverage from several sources such as Bloomberg, Politico...||News Services||04.11.2016|
||Jobfinder is an application that lets users search for jobs from muitiple job boards and sites. Some of the APIs used are indeed, usajobs, headhunter, and more.||Jobs||11.11.2015|
||Yoke is a web application that brings information from all of user's cloud accounts to one instantly-searchable board. This application uses the Zapier API.||Mashups||10.15.2015|
Api Expert - World Weather Forecast
||World Weather Forecast is an application that allows users to search for weather information by providing their location. This application uses the World Weather Online API service.||Weather||08.04.2015|
Api Expert - Yelp Local Business Search
||Yelp Local Business Search is an application that allows users to search for local businesses by providing their location. This application uses the Yelp API service.||Search||08.04.2015|