SoundCloud aims to share audio everywhere. Creators of music around the world are invited to upload, record, and promote new sounds. SoundCloud platform offers an SDK to build iOS mobile apps and Mac OS X desktop applications. Along with the kit, tutorials and sample codes are available to facilitate the development process.
CAD tools have assisted architects and engineers in product development for decades. Despite their widespread adoption and usefulness, two aspects of CAD tools remain pretty consistent across the CAD landscape: high costs and proprietary software. Sunglass aims to alleviate both pains of traditional CAD tools through the Sunglass API. Sunglass co-founder and CEO, Kaustuv DeBiswas, asserts: "We don't want to compete on a feature-by-feature basis" with traditional CAD tools. Rather, the Sunglass API constitutes a collaboration tool that serves "as the bridge for sharing 3D product design data and for managing version control for engineers and colleagues working across different systems."
In May, Backblaze announced a beta release of S3 compatible APIs for its B2 cloud storage. It had been the most requested feature to Backblaze and the APIs were rolled out with a few strategic partners. The test period was a success and the APIs are now moving to general availability.