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Google Launches Links API For Affiliate Network Google Launches Links API For Affiliate Network

Google announced the beta launch of a new Links API for the Google Affiliate Network today. “Since we launched our first set of API’s, we’ve consistently heard from publishers that they want an automated, flexible way to access and serve …

Google Analytics Multi-Channel Funnels Reporting Gets API Google Analytics Multi-Channel Funnels Reporting Gets API
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Google has released the Multi-Channel Funnels API, a feature the company says has been heavily requested since they released Multi-Channel Funnels in Google Analytics last year. “The API allows you to query for metrics like Assisted Conversions, First Interactions Conversions, …

How To Get Started With The Google Places API In 15 Minutes How To Get Started With The Google Places API In 15 Minutes

Google uploaded two videos about the Google Places API today. The first one is about getting started with the API, and the second one is a Q&A on the same topic. Together, you’re looking at about fifteen minutes of your …

U.S. Census Bureau Releases First-Ever Public API U.S. Census Bureau Releases First-Ever Public API
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For the first time ever, the U.S. Census Bureau is making their giant database accessible to app developers with the release of a a public API. This will allow developers to work much of the government’s statistical and demographic information …

This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API This Video Will Get You Started Developing With The Google+ History API
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While it may not have been one of the most talked-about announcements from Google I/O, the Google+ History API could end up being one of the most significant for the company. It’s been described as Google+’s answer to Facebook’s frictionless …

These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive These 3 Videos Will Teach You A Lot About Developing For Google Drive
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Google had a handful of sessions about developing for Google Drive at Google I/O last week. Luckily for those who were unable to attend the event, Google has posted many of the sessions online for you to view at your …

Developers Get New Google Wallet Pricing Developers Get New Google Wallet Pricing
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Google has made some changes to the Google Wallet for Digital Goods API (formerly known as the In-App Payments API): new pricing and subscriptions. “First, we’ve heard feedback from developers that 5% transaction fees are great for microtransactions but not …

More On Google’s Save To Wallet APIs More On Google’s Save To Wallet APIs

At Google I/O, Google demonstrated the new Save to Wallet Google Wallet APIs. We posted about it here, but here’s the video of the session again, in case you haven’t seen it: Google has put out a blog post about …

Twitter’s Greater Rule Enforcement Cuts LinkedIn Off Twitter’s Greater Rule Enforcement Cuts LinkedIn Off
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When Michael Sippey, group product manager at Twitter, made the announcement today that Twitter would begin a tighter enforcement of its “Developer Rules of the Road,” such as the rule that developers should not use Twitter APIs to “mimic or …

Google Launches New Google Wallet Cloud APIs: Here’s A Video Google Launches New Google Wallet Cloud APIs: Here’s A Video

Google has been uploading lots of Google I/O session videos to YouTube. In one of those sessions (below), Google introduced new Google Wallet Cloud APIs. “There have been exciting developments in the world of Payments at Google as we move …

“#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban “#1 Hunting App” Pealk Indignant at LinkedIn Ban

Pealk, the company that runs what it calls the “#1 hunting app” for LinkedIn, is in danger of having its app disabled because of LinkedIn’s decision to cut off its API access. The company posted a message to its website …

10 Google I/O Videos You Should Watch Ahead Of The Event 10 Google I/O Videos You Should Watch Ahead Of The Event

Google I/O goes down next week, and developers will get their hands on a plethora of juicy new Google-related sessions, news and APIs (possibly even some Jelly Bean action). We’re still hoping for some interesting news around Project Glass. Either …

OAuth 2.0 Playground Hits The Chrome Web Store OAuth 2.0 Playground Hits The Chrome Web Store

The OAuth 2.0 Playground is one of those tools that makes life easier for developers. Google made it so that they could play around with the OAuth 2.0 protocol and related APIs. There’s a new kid on the figurative block …

Judge Dismisses Oracle’s Claim Against Google Judge Dismisses Oracle’s Claim Against Google

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and now presided Judge William Alsup has ruled that Oracle’s Java API elements are not copyrightable, and dismissed the claim against the search giant. …

Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case Jury Voted 9-3 in Favor of Google in Oracle Case

It was recently reported that the jury in the Android/Java patent infringement case sided with Google, and Joe Mullin at Ars Technica reports that the 12 were split 9-3 in the search giant’s favor. Jury foreman Greg Thompson spent some …

Oracle vs. Google: Jury Sides with Android Oracle vs. Google: Jury Sides with Android
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In Google’s drawn-out court proceedings regarding Oracle’s accusations that the search giant infringed upon Java API patents in the development of its Android operating system, a jury has just found that no copyrights were violated. Google released a statement on …

Oracle, Google Trial Down to API Ruling Oracle, Google Trial Down to API Ruling

It was recently reported that the jury in Oracle’s case against Google for copyright infringement found that the search giant did violate Java copyrights, but likewise were undecided on whether or not the manipulation of the Java APIs in question …

Jury in Google vs. Oracle Case Possibly Deadlocked Jury in Google vs. Oracle Case Possibly Deadlocked

It would appear that the jury in Oracle’s case against Google regarding copyright infringement is possibly deadlocked, according to The Verge, due to a potential disagreement surrounding the concept of de minimis copying of protected content. Basically, this would mean …

Microsoft and Twilio Join Forces To Offer Communication APIs Microsoft and Twilio Join Forces To Offer Communication APIs
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Skype changed the way we communicate online by offering an easy and affordable way to call anybody on a land line or other Skype users. Microsoft bought Skype last year to pump money into the development of more Skype products. …

Google+ Platform Office Hours Details jQuery Plugin Google+ Platform Office Hours Details jQuery Plugin

It’s another week and you know what that means – another Google+ platform office hours. While most of these are usually pretty interesting, this week has something that’s far more helpful to developers. The office hours last week were hosted …

Project Glass: Could Google’s Glasses Appear At Google I/O? Project Glass: Could Google’s Glasses Appear At Google I/O?

Google I/O is coming in June. This is the company’s big, annual developer event, where new developer products and APIs are often revealed, and Google gets to work directly with developers to help foster creativity on its platforms. It sounds …