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The explosive growth of social media, cloud computing and mobile devices is making Web APIs the primary interface for technology-driven products and services, and placing more and more attention on the emerging “API economy.” And with 50 percent of B2B collaboration predicted to take place through APIs by 2016, we are only seeing the tip of the iceberg.
Sure, you and 20 million of your closest friends are using foursquare. But how useful is it? UK-based Lanyrd, "the social conference directory," recently launched foursquare integration which aims to reward you with more than just points for checking into an event venue. Named after "the thing you wear around your neck at some conferences," Lanyrd offers a user-generated directory of different events, such as technology trade shows, hackathons, and unconferences like BarCamp. Now you can connect Lanyrd to your foursquare account and, after you check in at an event venue, jump over to the Lanyrd mobile app or web site to see more event information.
Apigee, self proclaimed "The API Company", has expanded into the Australian/New Zealand markets and reasserted its focus on mobile focused APIs. Apigee CEO, Chet Kapoor, estimates that the mobile market is currently increasing its influence over the enterprise at a rate 10x faster than the web did around a decade ago. At the heart of success in this mobile economy lies APIs.