RealNetworks hopes wireless network operators around the globe will take advantage of its new RealTimes Stories SDK, which will allow carriers and developers to offer customers automated, cloud-based media management tools. The SDK and integrated API do most of the heavy lifting.
It seems that photo applications, be it mobile or web, are making their presence felt via small but innovative ways in which they bring photographs together. Facebook is the largest photo sharing site available today and if you can somehow tap into that to create an interesting social experience, the results are bound to be dramatic, as Pixable’s Photofeed application has managed to do.
The most popular API, in terms of mashup count, is far and away the Google Maps API, which accounts for 41% of all mashups. But when it comes to the most popular pair of APIs, Flickr and YouTube mashups are the most common. Not to be outdone, Google Maps joins Flickr in a near second place.