application programming interfaces

application programming interfaces

API turf war heats up as MuleSoft buys ProgrammableWeb

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As we’ve been hearing — application programming interfaces (APIs) and their management is a hot battleground. And it got hotter Tuesday morning with MuleSoft buying ProgrammableWeb. With this acquisition MuleSoft gets a popular online site used by web, mobile and other developers who want to connect their applications to third-party applications...
API turf war heats up as MuleSoft buys ProgrammableWeb

Path and Nike FuelBand Pair Up, Flaunting the Benefits of a Private API

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Facebook and Twitter rose to prominence in part because they played so nicely with others. Yes, the sites were great products first. But they became even better platforms, opening their application programming interfaces to let third party developers integrate their services. And as the platform era matured, open APIs practically...
Path and Nike FuelBand Pair Up, Flaunting the Benefits of a Private API

PayPal revamps developer program with new iOS SDK, retooled APIs

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PayPal readily admits it hasn’t been the most developer-friendly company, but the online payments giant claims it is now ready to start actively courting the developer with a bevy of new tools it is launching at SXSWi. First off, it’s launching a new iOS software developer’s kit (SDK), which allows...
PayPal revamps developer program with new iOS SDK, retooled APIs

[Poll] How Much has Oracle's Java Lawsuit Damaged its Reputation With Developers?

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T he jury is still out in the patent phase of the Oracle vs. Google trial over the use of Java in Android and it does not look like it is coming to a verdict any time soon. So, it is time to turn our attention to corollary aspects of...
[Poll] How Much has Oracle's Java Lawsuit Damaged its Reputation With Developers?

Jive Software adds integration tool for its enterprise social platform

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Jive Software has released an add-on to its enterprise social networking (ESN) software that automates and simplifies the process of integrating Jive's suite with third-party systems.The add-on is based on technology Jive acquired when it bought a company called StreamOnce. At launch, the StreamOnce add-on links Jive's ESN suite...
Jive Software adds integration tool for its enterprise social platform
Oracle Rejected In Bid To Resuscitate Google Trial

MuleSoft rakes in more moolah to connect your applications to the world

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MuleSoft wants to be the hub that connects your legacy on-premises applications with their mobile and web-based counterparts and now it has $37 million more in funding to achieve that mission.  The Series E round, led by new investor NEA, brings total venture investment in the San Francisco company to...
MuleSoft rakes in more moolah to connect your applications to the world

Schoology bets $250k on open education data challenge

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Last year, we saw momentum build for open data in education with the launch of data startups LearnSprout and Clever, the creation of the non-profit Shared Learning Collaborative and the release of more government education datasets. But New York-based Schoology wants to step on the gas and is putting up $250,000...
Schoology bets $250k on open education data challenge
Funding Daily: if you know what you're worth, go out and get it
Amazon Storyteller Wants To Help You Produce Your Next Movie Hit

Speech recognition anyone? AT&T opens up Watson API

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Look out Nuance Communications, there’s a new speech recognition player in town. Nuance can’t simply buy up this potential competitor as it has in the past since this company happens to be AT&T. Ma Bell has taken the locks off of its Watson speech application programming interfaces (APIs), allowing any...
Speech recognition anyone? AT&T opens up Watson API

European Commission weighs Google antitrust settlement

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The European Commission has received Google's proposal to settle an antitrust investigation into the search engine's practices, a Commission spokesman said on Friday. But one industry organization said it has filed another antitrust complaint against Google with the Commission. "We have received proposals by Google which we are now...
European Commission weighs Google antitrust settlement

Oracle suffers major setback in Google case

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Judge dismisses copyright claims against Google for parts of Java programming languageA US judge has dismissed Oracle's copyright claims against Google for parts of the Java programming language, knocking out Oracle's prime vehicle for damages in a high stakes legal battle over smartphones.The ruling on Thursday from a San Francisco...
Oracle suffers major setback in Google case

Wanted: Shiny, happy APIs (with a business rationale)

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Application programming interfaces (APIs) — specifications that allow applications to interoperate — are all the rage. But …”an API strategy is like an open-source strategy — it’ s not a means to itself — it needs to have a real business value,” said MuleSoft founder and CTO Ross Mason, speaking...
Wanted: Shiny, happy APIs (with a business rationale)
APIs and data dominate TechStars Cloud demo day
Google takes back one of its few losses in the Oracle patent trial

Sprinklr CEO: 'Twitter Is Doing The Right Thing' By Limiting Developers

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A few weeks ago, when Twitter announced stricter rules for what app developers could--and could not--do on Twitter, it set off a firestorm of complaints (and the launch of a competitor). But there's a flipside to that, says the CEO of one of Twitter's first 12 certified partners. Twitter's move to...
Sprinklr CEO: 'Twitter Is Doing The Right Thing' By Limiting Developers
Mobile: Masterminds Behind PHP Tackle Mobile Development
Codecademy expands API lessons with Twitter, Gilt Groupe, 23andme, Box
Google Calls For Mistrial After Jury Says Android Stole From Java

Google Maps gets Tracking and Geolocation APIs, to help apps determine location without GPS

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With all the hullabaloo around Apple’s efforts in the mapping realm, Google got a nice little free PR kickback for the quality of its own Maps offering. Even the most cynical of anti-Googlers would admit that it’s pretty good. Indeed, one of the key drivers behind the uptake of Google...
Google Maps gets Tracking and Geolocation APIs, to help apps determine location without GPS
Could an Oracle Win Against Google Blow Up the Cloud?

Oracle and Google Agree To Copyright Truce (For Now)

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Google and Oracle find a way forward on the copyrightability of APIs. Image: o5com/Flickr Oracle and Google have struck a deal in their ongoing Java dispute which could speed the case along, but with one catch: Oracle has now essentially bet the farm on its claim that Google violated its...
Oracle and Google Agree To Copyright Truce (For Now)

After sorting out mobile carriers' APIs, Apigee targets healthcare and the airlines

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I don’t travel by air that often, but I fly enough that I’ve managed to build up quite the collection of airline apps on my phone. Every time I find myself trying to remember my Delta or United password to download my boarding pass, I can’t help wondering why someone...
After sorting out mobile carriers' APIs, Apigee targets healthcare and the airlines

Codecademy teaches aspiring coders to use APIs with YouTube, SoundCloud, NPR

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Starting today, wannabe programmers on Codecademy will get to do more than just fiddle around with code in a vacuum, they’ll be able to plug into the APIs of several popular websites and services to build apps around YouTube videos, NPR newscasts, congressional records and more. With ten partners, including...
Codecademy teaches aspiring coders to use APIs with YouTube, SoundCloud, NPR
Google and Oracle Enter Two Round of Heavyweight Legal Fight
Pebble smartwatch gets closer to letting developers create apps by announcing SDK

12 Fresh Web Tools for Getting the Most Out of Google Buzz

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Jacob Gube is the Founder/Chief Editor of Six Revisions, a popular web development and design site and the Deputy Editor of Design Instruct, a web magazine for designers. He has over seven years of experience as professional web developer and has written a book on JavaScript. Connect with him...
12 Fresh Web Tools for Getting the Most Out of Google Buzz
Google Boss Takes Stand in Oracle Trial, Dodges Android Questions

Apple insists that Samsung's alleged workaround still infringes pinch-to-zoom API patent

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In the build-up to the December 6 injunction hearing in Judge Koh's court, Apple and Samsung are fighting hard over which evidence and arguments will be admitted. The dispute over Samsung's lawyers' access to the full Apple-HTC settlement agreement including license fees (all other parts were not in dispute) has...
Apple insists that Samsung's alleged workaround still infringes pinch-to-zoom API patent
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