Company Data Trees is a search engine for company data, linking companies with their various data points scattered around the web. Company Data Trees uses a system that uses a tree-like structure to store and retrieve data.
The Mobile API reports whether a URL shows a mobile-formatted website and Adobe Flash across 10 different mobile devices. It is used by ad networks to check for mobile inventory across their publisher networks. Marketing technology companies also use it to calculate the likelihood their prospects will purchase related mobile advertising services.
The API uses RESTful calls and responses are formatted in JSON.
David Engel and Brian Rucker found themselves wondering about mobile versions of websites. The system they built to detect whether mobile sites are displayed for five mobile operating systems is now available as the Company Data Trees Mobile Website Detection API and is the first "branch" of their new venture, Company Data Trees. When Engel and Rucker ran the top 200 sites (according to Alexa), they found about half have no mobile site, including LinkedIn and PayPal.