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Daily API RoundUp: Lumo, Clinked, Flapit, Conotoxia, Bancor

Sixteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in the Demographics, Advertising, Telephony and other categories. Today's highlights include an API for retrieving over 350,000 memes, and an API that lets applications predict air travel delays. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.

How IPinfo's Customer Focus Drives Developer Loyalty To Its APIs

According to Ben Dowling, founder of IPInfo, an API provider specializing in IP-based geolocation, the key to success is staying customer-driven. Of course, when your organization is an API provider like IPinfo is, "customer-driven" is synonymous with "developer-driven." Dowling explains.

CardShark API Enhances Existing Contact Applications with OCR Functionality

FullContact has announced the CardShark API. The CardShark API allows users to "to send images of business cards to FullContact, and...receive back a response containing transcribed structured contact data." The advantage the API method of optical character recognition over competitors lies in the ability to send contacts to devices and applications beyond the device that captured the initial picture.