The Microlink API converts links into information in order to enrich content, obtain palette colors, take screenshots, and more. The API detects the following information: author, date, description, image, logo, favicon, publisher, URL, and title. For pricing, Microlink offers a free plan which limits requests to 1,000 per day, and a Pro plan that includes 10,000 requests per day.
Seventeen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Artificial Intelligence, TV, and Video. Featured today is the Google Activity Recognition API which can monitor physical activities of users and improve performance. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.