The MixRadio C# SDK is compatible with Windows Phone 8, Window 8 and .Net Portable Class Library apps. The SDK will power 'launchers' that interact within a 3rd party app, as well as an API to retrieve song data. Nokia MixRadio is a free music streaming service that allows listeners to create personalized radio stations by rating songs positively or negatively. Over time, the service learns what the listener prefers and adapts. Users can start by creating their own mixes using their favorite artists or by using mixes that have already been put together by Nokia MixRadio's music experts. The Nokia MixRadio APIs allow users to integrate the service's music discovery and music information retrieval services into their own applications.
Last December, Senzari launched the MusicGraph music recommendation and data access engine as well as the new MusicGraph API. Earlier this month, Senzari opened the MusicGraph API to the public, unveiling the API at the first-ever annual SXSW Music Hackathon Championship. Among the apps included in the list of overall grand prize finalists is Party Play which uses the MusicGraph API to create "a dynamic DJ for parties."
Google releases new Gmail API to give finer grained control and greater speed, potentially exploding the number of use cases. More on the implications of Netflix closing its API. Plus: check in to your hotel room with your phone, and Android offers a new camera API.
Yesterday at the 2013 AWS re:Invent Conference, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced Amazon Kinesis, a fully managed service designed to handle real-time streaming and high-volume data processing at any scale. The announcement comes on the heels of the launch of CloudTrail, a new web service that records API calls made to AWS accounts and then provides log files via Amazon's S3 bucket.