The Microsoft Azure Cognitive Services Bing News Search API returns a list of world news from a search query which can be filtered by local news, topic, and searchable metadata. Results include information such as authoritative images, related news, and provider. This API provides a list of news similar to the "Bing.com/News" site. The News Search API uses JSON format for data exchange, and API Keys for authentication. Free trial keys are available here: https://azure.microsoft.com/en-us/try/cognitive-services/?api=bing-news-search-api.
Developers wanting to create apps for news hungry users need to find the correct APIs to make that happen. They should start their search in the News Services category of the ProgrammableWeb API directory. Check out the 11 most popular News Services APIs based on user ProgrammableWeb traffic.
Microsoft has announced that paid plans are now available for the Bing Search APIs that are part of Microsoft Cognitive Services. The suite of Bing Search APIs that can now be purchased includes Bing Web Search API, Bing Image Search API, Bing Video Search API, and Bing News Search API.
This is part two of a two-part article covering the current state of Web search APIs. This article takes a look at the Web search tools/APIs provided by Google and Microsoft. Article includes comparison charts highlighting some of the key differences between Google and Microsoft search tools/APIs.
We've added 10 APIs to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Customer Service, Astronomy, and Natural Language Processing. Featured today are two APIs for sentiment analysis and several Bing search customization APIs. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.