Veronis launches DatAnywhere API to make files securely searchable within a business. The Federal Social Media Registry API verifies government accounts, now used by Facebook. Plus: Cloud APIs and Programmatic Interfaces, and Adobe releases a Gamepad API.
What do Angry Birds, car sharing, the game Ruzzle, and Khan Academy all have in common? They've boosted their operations as clients of the Google App Engine. Apps are implemented using Python, with Java as a second language, making AJAX web applications feasible.
SOA Software has announced new security features to enable advanced identity management and authentication as well as threat protection as part of their API Gateway service. Speaking with ProgrammableWeb, VP of Marketing Sachin Agarwal said the new suite of security features "is an extremely big release for us."