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LinkedIn Opens Up Company Page APIs LinkedIn Opens Up Company Page APIs

LinkedIn just announced that it’s opening up its company page APIs. This means developers can enable marketers to publish content to LinkedIn Company Pages, monitor conversations in real time and get analytics from the pages. “Initially available to a select …

Google Analytics Real Time API Launches In Beta Google Analytics Real Time API Launches In Beta
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Google has just extended an invitation to developers and marketers to take part in the beta for the Real Time Reporting API for Google Analytics. Google first launched real time analytics back in 2011. Since then, it’s been a must-use …

Diffbot Uses Robots To Extract Data From E-commerce Sites Diffbot Uses Robots To Extract Data From E-commerce Sites
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Diffbot announced today that it is relasing a new API that uses robots to understand and extract data from e-commerce sites. The robotics company, which uses vision, machine learning and artificial intelligence to analyze and extract data from web pages, …

Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death Facebook Launches Local Currency Payments API, Sets Date For Facebook Credits Death

About a year ago, Facebook announced that it was launching subscription payments and local currency support for in-app payments while getting rid of Facebook Credits. In March, the company previewed local currency payments for game developers. Today, Facebook announced that …

Google Launches Google Maps Engine API Google Launches Google Maps Engine API

Google has announced the launch of the Google Maps Engine API, which lets developers use Maps Engine in their own apps for the first time. Last year, Google relaunched Google Earth Builder as Google Maps Engine. “Maps Engine lets organizations …

Google Analytics Gets Content Experiments API Google Analytics Gets Content Experiments API
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Google announced today that is launching a Content Experiments API for Google Analytics. This is a tool developers can use to test site content with programmatic optimization, and turn Google Analytics into an A/B testing platform. “By utilizing our multi-armed …

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Google Play Game Services Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Google Play Game Services

During today’s Google I/O keynote, the company announced Google Play game services – a series of APIs that help developers add more features and value to their Android and iOS games. Much like Apple’s Game Center or Xbox Live, Google …

Google Aims To Simplify Mobile Shopping With ‘Instant Buy’ [Google I/O] Google Aims To Simplify Mobile Shopping With ‘Instant Buy’ [Google I/O]

According to Google, the abandonment rate of shopping carts on mobile is a whopping 97%. With that, they’re providing an HTML5 autocomplete function in mobile Chrome, and a new Google Wallet “Instant Buy” API to fill out info in three …

Want To Build Something For Google Glass? This Video Is A Good Place To Start Want To Build Something For Google Glass? This Video Is A Good Place To Start

Google held a developer talk about Google Glass at SXSW last month. Developer advocate Timothy Jordan spoke to developers about the Google Mirror API, which is what they’ll use to build services for Glass. He also gave a demo, and …

Adobe, HootSuite Talk About New Twitter Marketing Integrations Adobe, HootSuite Talk About New Twitter Marketing Integrations

As previously reported, Twitter has officially launched its Ads API. Initial partners include: Adobe, HootSuite, Salesforce, SHIFT and TBG Digital. Adobe shared some early results, as its Media Optimizer tool (which manages over $2 billion in annual ad spend) utilizes …

Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Ads API Twitter Officially Launches Twitter Ads API

Twitter has announced the official launch of the Twitter Ads API after testing it with partners since January. The first five partners include: Adobe, HootSuite, Salesforce, SHIFT and TBG Digital. “Since we launched Promoted Tweets in April 2010, marketers have …

Google Makes AdWords API Usage Free Google Makes AdWords API Usage Free

Google announced that it is going to start making AdWords API usage free starting March 1. They’re doing away with the preferred pricing model. There will be two levels of API access once the changes take effect: basic and standard. …

Facebook Blocks Yandex’s New Wonder App (And Twitter’s Vine) From Data Facebook Blocks Yandex’s New Wonder App (And Twitter’s Vine) From Data

On Thursday, Russian search company Yandex launched a new social search app for the iPhone, called Wonder. The app relied on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, iTunes and Last.fm data. Unfortunately for Yandex, Facebook pulled access to its data, which was …

Google Adds Review Info To Places API Google Adds Review Info To Places API

Google announced the addition of Place Summaries to its Google Places API. This means developers will be able to use review information in their apps. “For example, car manufacturers can use the API to provide drivers with detailed reviews of …

Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition Google Launches Chrome 25 Beta With Speech Recognition
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Google released Chrome 25 in beta today, and this version of the browser is noteworthy because it supports voice commands via the Web Speech API. Developers will be able to tap into this to integrate speech recognition into their web …

Using The Google Wallet APIs? Here’s Google’s Recent Office Hours Hangout Using The Google Wallet APIs? Here’s Google’s Recent Office Hours Hangout

Earlier this year, Google launched some new Google Wallet APIs. Since then, the company has been trying to educate developers on how to best take advantage of them. That continues with this recent Office Hours hangout Google uploaded to its …

Google Launches Update For Google Maps Android API Google Launches Update For Google Maps Android API
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Google announced that it is launching an update to the Google Maps Android API to include some highly requested features. For one, there are “more dynamic and flexible” user interface designs for large Android devices, using Android Fragments, and adding …

LinkedIn Launches Highly Requested Ad API Program LinkedIn Launches Highly Requested Ad API Program
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LinkedIn is rolling out a new ads API program on the LinkedIn Ads platform. Early partners include Adobe, Bizo, and Unified. “API access will empower the tens of thousands of advertisers who use the LinkedIn Ads platform to achieve their …

How Two Brands Effectively Utilized Google’s GEO API How Two Brands Effectively Utilized Google’s GEO API
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Google has posted a new video to its Developers YouTube channel about a couple of campaigns that use the Geo API. The brands involved are Nature Valley Trail View and Band of Bridges. The campaigns come from the core creative …

Google Wallet APIs Discussed In New Developer Video Google Wallet APIs Discussed In New Developer Video
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Google put out a new Office Hours video for developers about Google Wallet APIs. Among other things, Peng Ying talks about Google Wallet for Online Commerce. “The idea is that right now, purchasing something on the mobile web is something …

5 Cool Ways Developers Have Used Google Maps And Google Earth APIs 5 Cool Ways Developers Have Used Google Maps And Google Earth APIs

On its Geo Developers Blog, Google will highlight a “map of the week” each week, looking at different, interesting ways developers have used its APIs in their own applications. This month, Google launched MoreThanAMap.com showcasing some of these things, where …