December 6, 2012
PacketZoom unfurled a cloud service that enables developers to replace TCP with a faster proprietary networking protocol that it says can improve mobile application performance.
Alcatel-Lucent (ProgrammableWeb's parent company) launched a new API consulting and professional services practice to help "customers transform their businesses to take advantage of a changing landscape where APIs have emerged as the language of the information economy," according to the press release. The practice is aimed at those providing network-based services and the "repeatable innovation" model is part of the Creative Commons.
It's always exciting to see those outside the web industry using an API to improve their sites. NY Times First Look blog has a great example of what Dallas Public Library has done with the Best Sellers API.