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Shapeways Rolls Out Developer Portal And New API In A Bid For Better 3D Printing Apps

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3D printing company Shapeways had a banner 2012 — it locked up a $6.2 million Series B last year in a round led by Lux Capital, and established a full-blown factory in Long Island City. And it’s hoping to make the process of designing and printing physical knickknacks even easier...
Shapeways Rolls Out Developer Portal And New API In A Bid For Better 3D Printing Apps

Alfresco API opens cloud service to mobile developers

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Alfresco on Tuesday announced an API that will allow developers to integrate applications with the company's cloud-based content management service....
Alfresco API opens cloud service to mobile developers
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth
YouTube to end YouTube Create on Jan. 31
Reality be damned: iOS 7 wish list, continued
Airbnb Open Sources Its Chronos Scheduler, A More Flexible Cron Replacement With A Web-Based GUI

Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

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Imgur, the popular photo-sharing site among users of Reddit, Digg and Facebook, is today announcing an overhaul of its API in an effort to make it easier for developers to build applications using Imgur’s infrastructure. The company had already issued over 10,000 API keys prior to today’s API update, reaching...
Imgur Expands Its Revenue Streams With Latest API Update, Now Ready For Commercial Use

The FeedBurner Deathwatch Continues: Google Kills AdSense For Feeds

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As part of its latest round of “spring cleaning,” Google just announced that it is shuttering AdSense for Feeds. The service, which allows publishers to earn a bit of extra revenue by adding Google’s ads to their RSS feeds, will be retired on October 2 and will close on December...
The FeedBurner Deathwatch Continues: Google Kills AdSense For Feeds

Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

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Google I/O 2013 is entering day two in San Francisco and a Google Glass developer session is happening right now. The focus is on the current Mirror API, which allows for online, web services-based apps that push simple content to the headset. This enables current apps like the New...
Google announces Glass Developer Kit, will enable offline apps and direct hardware access

Amazon: Netflix outage caused by deleted data

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The Amazon Web Services outage that led to Netflix's downtime on Christmas Eve was caused by an accidental data deletion. This according to a summary posted Amazon on the AWS page. The summary states that one of a very small number of developers with access to AWS' Elastic Load Balancing...
Amazon: Netflix outage caused by deleted data

The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

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We’ve previous written that the Guardian newspaper is one of the most experimental British newspapers, launching everything from an API for its content, to having a go at opening its newslists to the public. N0tice is another one of its testbed projects, and we previously noted that it has real...
The Guardian launches n0tice 2.0, its community noticeboard gets a big lick of paint and lands on Android

Hands on with Nokia's HERE, a cross-platform mapping tool that takes on Microsoft, Google, and Apple

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Welcome to the mapping wars, it would seem. As Microsoft burnishes Bing, Google cements its market advantage with its own tool, Apple works to right its own ship, Nokia is diving into the ring, taking its maps product everywhere all at once through a new effort called HERE. TNW’s first...
Hands on with Nokia's HERE, a cross-platform mapping tool that takes on Microsoft, Google, and Apple

Google seems to have de-indexed Digg

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The folks over at The State of Search have noticed an interesting development regarding Digg on Google Search, via a tweet from Matt Sawyer of Datadial. It seems that the once uber-hot Web property no longer appears on Google Search. As you can see, a site-specific search reveals, well, nothing. It’s...
Google seems to have de-indexed Digg

Animated GIF platform Loopcam gets more social, hints at growth

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For those who like sharing their lulz, the animated GIF platform Loopcam has just received a major update, plugging into Facebook’s Open Graph to boost visibility and allowing users to upload any third-party-created animation to their account via a browser. The Berlin startup lets people create and upload stop-motion-style animations...
Animated GIF platform Loopcam gets more social, hints at growth

Link Building Tool Review: Ahrefs

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Ahrefs is a suite of tools that contains “the largest index of live links.” There is a free version and a premium version, an API, and an affiliate program. They have their own index, putting them into the same arena as SEO Moz and Majestic, and they post some useful...
Link Building Tool Review: Ahrefs
Crashlytics Enterprise Is Now Free

ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

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Shopsavvy is about to get a lot more useful for Best Buy shoppers. The companies will announce tomorrow that the Shopsavvy mobile app, which lets you scan and compare items from retail and online stores, has tapped into Best Buy’s API to let you research items faster and make...
ShopSavvy taps into Best Buy's API for improved mobile shopping

Discover Partners With Google, Makes Adding Its Credit Cards To Google Wallet Easier

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Google Wallet, the company’s NFC-based virtual wallet for Android, got a major update earlier this month when Google started giving its users the ability to use cards from Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. Today, Google and Discover announced that they are now making it even easier for Discover customers...
Discover Partners With Google, Makes Adding Its Credit Cards To Google Wallet Easier

How Vidmind lets companies 'roll their own Netflix' [Video]

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At the recent IBC broadcasting technology convention in Amsterdam, The Next Web’s Paul Sawers caught up with Danny Peled, CEO of Vidmind, a company that has recently launched a platform allowing broadcasters, or indeed any company, to create their own video on demand (VOD) service. The Vidmind service is delivered...
How Vidmind lets companies 'roll their own Netflix' [Video]

Tumblr creates "A-List" of favorite agencies, points brands there for the best experience

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In response to rising interest from large brands, Tumblr has created the “A-List Partnership Program;” a group of ad agencies, media agencies, creative agencies, tech providers and theme developers, which Tumblr says will “enable brands to have the best Tumblr experience possible.” More than anything, this announcement reflects how important Tumblr believes it...
Tumblr creates "A-List" of favorite agencies, points brands there for the best experience

Don't fret: There's another mobile RSS reader for you out there yet

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It’s been a bit of an interesting week for Android users. On the one hand, Samsung, the world’s biggest Android handset manufacturer, just announced the next iteration of its very popular smartphone, and on the other, Google announced the impending shut down of Reader, which will inevitably impact mobile...
Don't fret: There's another mobile RSS reader for you out there yet

Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

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TNW first covered Page.ly when it was but a screaming babe, now three years past. Today, the company has matured into a very strong player in the blog hosting space. According to its founder, Joshua Strebel, it all but invented the upper end, managed WordPress hosting market category. Now, companies...
Managed WordPress host Page.ly launches an API that lets anyone offer top-tier hosting

FACEBOOK: Yeah, We're Getting Tough With Developers (FB)

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Under fire for cutting off popular new apps, Facebook has announced new rules for developers using its social network. It is now requiring developers to show "reciprocity," which means their apps must let users easily post content to Facebook, in order to use Facebook's friend-finding features. The change comes as Facebook...
FACEBOOK: Yeah, We're Getting Tough With Developers (FB)

Google Wallet comes to Gmail so you can pay by sending an email, launches Android API for goods and services

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At its I/O 2013 conference, Google announced two important features regarding Google Wallet. The first is integration with Gmail so you can pay by sending an email. The second is the launch of the Google Wallet Instant Buy Android API, which lets developers integrate payment features into apps for selling...
Google Wallet comes to Gmail so you can pay by sending an email, launches Android API for goods and services

Twitter tightens restrictions on third-party apps

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As expected, Twitter has finally announced a tighter set of restrictions on its API for third-party applications. In an attempt to improve security and strengthen the company's control over the service, the forthcoming API will require authentication for access to public information and impose a limit of 100,000 users for...
Twitter tightens restrictions on third-party apps
Google Toying With A New Hangout UI With Bigger Icons, Pointing To A Touchscreen-Friendly Interface

JustMigrate Launches To Move Posterous Blogs To Tumblr Just As Posterous Announces Imminent End

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Just in time for Posterous’ closure on April 30th, a service has launched to bring Posterous blogs over to rival service, Tumblr. JustMigrate was announced the same day that Posterous unceremoniously called it quits via its blog. The service requires you to punch in your posterous URL, authorize it with...
JustMigrate Launches To Move Posterous Blogs To Tumblr Just As Posterous Announces Imminent End

Google announces CalDAV and CardDAV APIs now available to all

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Basically, not only is Google keeping CalDAV open, but making CardDAV available to everyone too: googledevelopers.blogspot.com/2013/06/making…— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) June 05, 2013 Back in March, Google made the announcement that it would be shutting down its CalDAV API, which allows developers to fetch Google calendar data, to the public and...
Google announces CalDAV and CardDAV APIs now available to all

App.net financial backers show they're open to a paid Twitter alternative

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Is the world ready for a paid version of Twitter? Maybe so, backers have shown. Entrepreneur Dalton Caldwell’s Kickstarter-esque campaign to develop a paid alternative to the social network hit its $500,000 funding goal on Sunday, well ahead of Monday’s 11:59 PM deadline, raising questions as to what consumers really...
App.net financial backers show they're open to a paid Twitter alternative

Facebook helps brands monitor and respond to comments

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On the heels of fixing comment threads, the social network announces another new API to assist brands in setting up different "views" for unruly comments. [Read more]...
Facebook helps brands monitor and respond to comments
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