18 New APIs: From SEC Filings to Video Chat

John Musser
Mar. 03 2009, 02:48AM EST

It's been a busy week on ProgrammableWeb, with 18 new web service APIs added to our listings. They cover a wide range from APIs for financial market data, to video chat APIs to major telephony APIs. Since we won't have time to cover all of these individually (as with our Do the Green Thing coverage), here's the full set of new listings:

New APIs This Week

FootprintsFootprints API: The Footprints Network is an alliance of online e-commerce companies making a difference with a solution that supports sustainable poverty alleviation community programs. The Footprints technology is the glue between individual donors and projects operated by charities and NGOs.

TagletsTaglets API: An open platform for creating and commenting on taggable items. The taglets.org service allows users and developers to create what we call tags, and to follow comments made on those tags as you or other users post such comments. By following a tag, you put yourself in the stream of information flowing from it.

SnipplrSnipplr API: Snipplr is a public source code repository that gives you a place to store and organize all the little pieces of code that you use each day. Best of all, it lets you share your code snippets with other coders and designers.

XigniteLogosXigniteLogos API: This web service provides company logos for around 70% of companies listed on NASDAQ, NYSE, and AMEX exchanges.

XigniteEnergyXigniteEnergy API: This web service provides delayed and historical energy futures quotes and prices from major commodity exchanges.

Orion's BeltOrion's Belt API: The Orion's Belt API allows developers to build custom aplications on top of the game. You can create custom battle calculatores, custom universe maps, battle bots using AI, battle clients, etc.

Deutsche Telekom Send SMSDeutsche Telekom Send SMS API: The Deutsche Telekom Send SMS API lets you send SMS messages to a mobile or landline participant.

Deutsche Telekom Voice CallDeutsche Telekom Voice Call API: The Voice Call API allows two participants by telephone via PSTN, SIP and mobile networks to connect. For this purpose, two phone numbers from caller to the service, who shall thereupon begin the A-subscriber (the first number) calls, and the connection to the B-participants with the A-subscriber connection.

DestindeDestinde API: With Destinde you can find new articles about travel, vacation and leisure time. You can include Destinde RSS feeds in applications. Feeds are publications like USA Today, New York Magazine, and others more specific to travel.

SEC WatchSEC Watch API: API for accessing SEC Filings by company, type, or company and type (ie. Google Filings, 10-Q (Quarterly Reports) Filings, or Google 10-Q Filings).

Green ThingGreen Thing API: Green Thing is a public service that inspires people to lead a greener life. With the help of brilliant videos and inspiring stories etc. from creative people and community members around the world, Green Thing focuses on seven things you can do - and enjoy doing. Join people from 193 countries doing their green things and making a difference.

XigniteEmergingXigniteEmerging API: The XigniteEmerging API gives you access to government bond prices and yields for 30 emerging markets. You can get a list of emerging markets, the yield curve for a given bond, the prices for a bond and much more.

VindiciaVindicia API: Vindicia CashBox lets merchants improve customer retention and maximize profit by enabling rapid implementation of best of breed recurring billing capabilities.

JigsawJigsaw API: Jigsaw is an online directory of free, downloadable Company information and more than 11 million business Contacts. Every Jigsaw business Contact is complete with hard-to-find direct dials and email addresses, while each Company record gives the low down on Company size, location, and industry.

ZuoraZuora API: Zuora is the leader in subscription billing and recurring payments. Our Z-Billing and Z-Payments products make it fast and easy to launch new products, scale operations, and automate recurring billing and subscription payments in one solution.

VidoopVidoop API: The VidoopSecure API allows access to various authentication mechanisms ranging from phone to SMS to image-based authentication.

BatchBookBatchBook API: BatchBook is an easy-to-use customer relationship manager (CRM) designed for small business owners. The BatchBook API is an XML REST interface for accessing your account.

ooVoo ooVoo API: The ooVoo service allows free, high resolution, face-to-face video chats with up to 6 people at the same time. It works on your desktop or in your web applications through the ooVoo API.

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