Mashups using the same API (1)
An email address can be the key to an online identity, and that's just what IDLight is using in its identity lookup API. By supplying either an email address or a URL to the IDLight API you could be turning the key to unlock a swath of identity information.
The new Bing-related API from Microsoft will let developers integrate Bing search directly into their own apps, which touts the benefit of keeping users engaged.
In what might be a first in the world of open APIs and mashups, a developer has been sued by a major corporation for developing an application using a third party web service API. As TechCrunch's Jason Kincaid reports, Ryan Sit, the talented developer behind a number of popular mashups is being sued by EMI for his application Favtape because it uses the Seeqpod API. Of course it's not unusual for a record label to aggressively use the courts to defend copyright, but this appears to take the battle to a new ground. As Jason describes:
Google Search Console URL Testing Tool
||The Google Search Console URL Testing Tool REST API allows developers to access and integrate the functionality of Google Search Console URL Testing Tool with other websites and applications. The...||URLs||02.13.2017|
SnapBuy Visual Search
||Enable customers to snap and buy your products from catalogs, billboards, ads or directly with the SnapBuy visual search engine. You can (optionally) add visual recognition features such as OCR,...||Search||02.05.2017|
Eurobits Content Aggregation Service
||The Eurobits Content Aggregation Service API simplifies the development of secure online search applications for retrieving financial accounts and other non-financial records of individuals and...||Search||01.23.2017|
eBay Buy Order
||The eBay Buy Order API can be used to purchase items and track shipments within a third-party application. GET and POST calls are supported by the API, and JSON is used for responses. The Order API...||eCommerce||01.20.2017|
||The Yext Administrative API allows Yext partners to manage customer accounts, subscriptions, and profile-optimization tasks programmatically. They can also use the API to update their Yext accounts,...||Location||01.20.2017|