The Japanese Word Similarity API allows developers to integrate its features into their application, enabling the application to calculate and to return a similarity score between two Japanese words. This API is from NTT Resonant, provider of Goo, which is an internet search engine that crawls and indexes Japanese websites.
Fifteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories such as Genetics, Japanese, Astronomy, and Patents. Highlights today include several APIs for Japanese search engine Goo, and an API for accessing near-earth objects data from NASA. Here's a rundown of what's new.