Mashups using the same API (8)
Newstaggr is a new way for browsing news. It gathers news from sources like Reuters, CNN, New York Times, and BBC, and it uses Calais to semantically tag them and create a tag cloud for 12 categories.
GRNDX, the first Green Index. Similar to a stock market index, but it tracks mentions of certain key green phrases in the media. Lets you gauge how much mindshare certain concepts have and see if...
Puts news headlines from Daylife in an interactive timeline, flipbook, or map view.
Seed-funded San Francisco startup Ink has launched a new development framework that connects apps and data within an iOS device. In contrast to API integration platform as a service offerings, Ink links app tasks locally on an end user’s iPhone or iPad.
Of the many APIs we published this week, ten were highlighted on the blog by our team of writers. In this post, we’ll launch those ten into the spotlight, which included the Sloan Digital Sky Survey API. The SDSS has captured images covering more than a quarter of the sky, containing more than 930,000 galaxies and 120,000 quasars. The API allows developers to do a cone search, retrieving whatever is available for a given position in the sky and a given radius about that position.
It may not have been the zombie apocalypse, but the recent government shutdown stopped the flow of open data via APIs and raised questions about how API developers and API providers can best handle a crisis in future. Now, 21 days later, we examine the impact and fallout of the shutdown, and look at how a similar situation could be avoided in both the US and anywhere that developers are making use of government open data in their API workflows.
||AYLIEN News API is a powerful tool for sourcing, searching and syndicating analyzed and enriched news content. Using this API, users can search and source news and content from all over the web in...||Natural Language Processing||04.08.2016|
||The University of British Columbia Open Collections library contains about 200,000 items such as digital photos, books, newspapers, maps, videos, theses and more. The Open Collections API from the...||Library||03.30.2016|
||The Google Trends API offers a layer for Google Trends data. It can be used to retrieve keyword popularity data by location, and date. This API makes use of several methods such as returning the...||Search||03.17.2016|
BBC Content Store
||The BBC Content Store API allows developers to interact with BBC News content. This API is also called CANDY, short for "CPS and Dynamic". It allows users to retrieve news content by category or by...||News Services||03.08.2016|