Changes to an API Terms of Service (TOS) are an inevitable part of API operations, and as API owners work to evolve their APIs, changes can often be at odds with the community. As some API seem to struggle with the best way to update, Google's approach appears to be more balanced. Google just updated its TOS for Google Earth and its popular Google Maps API.
With the holiday weekend coming up in the U.S., avid divers may be making their way to their favorite spots. Dive.io is a web service designed for divers, so they can log their dives, share their favorite dive spots, and meet fellow divers. It's very specific, but it does its task quite well. It also has a nice API, allowing for integration of the service into, well, anything at all.
#blue is a web service to save text messages in an intelligent, searchable manner. It's a service of O2 UK, and sadly only currently available to O2 UK subscribers. However, it's a rather interesting web service, and it'd be great to see more service providers use a similar service. The fully functional #blue API provides a compliment to its web based service.