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Cloudflare created a new platform for the creation and distribution of web app tools. The Cloudflare Apps Platform allows web app owners and developers to build, integrate, and distribute apps and tools across Cloudflare's global CDN. The company has also created a fund to get users started.
Box has introduced the Box File Collaboration API, a new API that allows developers to manage access to files in applications. Developers can now control which users can access specific files. The API was created to support a recent update to the Box Notes collaborative note taking application.
Google announced the Firebase App Indexing API. The API allows users to search for content within the Google app and find personal or public content across apps installed on a particular device. Because the content is stored on the device, the API is functional whether a user is online or not.
The 2016 presidential has been a hot topic of conversation in the past two weeks. Many issues came to light largely due to the many controversies surrounding the election. Many of the controversies were a result of fake news though, a real problem that technology must address.
Box introduced the "All New Box" throughout the week at its BoxWorks conference. The launch includes many developer focused features that pitch Box as a single place for all company content. Highlights to accomplish this goal include new APIs to access content and updated developer tools.
Facebook has launched a new Continuous Live Video API that enables developers to broadcast long and persistent streaming video to the world's largest social network. Previously, Facebook Live streams were limited to 90 minutes, but thanks to the new API, third parties can broadcast longer events.
Twitter announced a new storytelling API tool: Collections API. The API greatly reduces the effort needed to string together a series of Tweets to tell a story.
Pinterest has announced the launch of the Marketing Developer Partners (MDP) program, which provides two new APIs: an Ads API (beta) and a Content Publishing API.
Diffbot today unveiled a new Discussions API that provides developers with access to conversations taking place through comments, forums and reviews.
If you're a content producer on the Web, you'll want to see about tagging your articles, columns and posts with the interest graph API so they show up in Prismatic's database.
Outbrain has launched the new Amplify API which allows approved partners programmatic access to the Outbrain content discovery platform.
Using crawling software, computer vision and machine learning, Diffbot provides a tool that understands pages on the web and is able to classify them and break down parts.
The API is part of an effort to modernize the platform, but developers have some concerns.
Chefs Feed, a food media company, recently unveiled its API and announced high-profile content syndication partnerships that use the API.
Social video sharing network Vimeo has released a brand-spanking new revision of its API, versioned at 3.2.
A growing number of companies are using NLP (Natural Language Processing) to analyze and enrich their data. NLP helps companies take their data and begin to understand and monetize it. This article looks at leading Natural Language Processing providers that offer API integration.
Later this year, developers will lose access to a popular API. Yesterday, streaming video giant Netflix announced that it will be shuttering its public API on November 14, 2014. A small set of developers including Flixster, Fanhattan and Instant Watcher will continue to have access to the Netflix API.
ClickSoftware is offering a library of more than 500 APIs that can be used as part of its ClickButler service, enabling businesses to create automated productivity workflows for remote staff and field service workers. Gil Bouhnick, vice president of mobility at ClickSoftware, spoke with ProgrammableWeb about the future of business use of localization and contextual data.