The Wolfram Alpha Python Library developed by Derik Pereira allows to access the The Wolfram Alpha webservice API as long as it supports web requests and XML. Due to the use of Python language, developers could work with a simple syntax, deep prototyping, and easy to use data structures. Such operations can facilitate dynamic computations of built-in data, algorithms, and methods, main features of the Wolfram Alpha API.
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.
Last month Yahoo! announced BOSS, its Build Your Own Search Service, which "allows developers and companies to create and launch web-scale search products by utilizing the same infrastructure and technology that powers Yahoo! Search." The REST API allows developers to get results in XML or JSON format for web, news, and image search queries. Recently the official Yahoo! Search Blog showcased a handful of the best mashups that third-party developers created in BOSS's first month of operation.