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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 …

Face.com Aims To Make Fake IDs Useless With Age Detection in API Face.com Aims To Make Fake IDs Useless With Age Detection in API
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Face.com is adding age detection to its API. This news was delivered to us in an email with the subject, “Fake ID’s useless thanks to Face.com (college Freshmen mourn).” “Yep, no more lying about your age,” a spokesperson tells us. …

Spotify, Echo Nest APIs Get Integration To Make Apps More Dev-Friendly Spotify, Echo Nest APIs Get Integration To Make Apps More Dev-Friendly

Spotify and The Echo Nest have a new API integration. Sure, there were plenty of app integrations between the two before, but now a combined API offering should make things easier on developers. “Integrating Spotify’s artist and song IDs creates …

Google Apps APIs: What You Can Do With Them Google Apps APIs: What You Can Do With Them

Google, never shy about uploading videos to help people use their products better, has been uploading a lot lately. That includes this 45-minute Google Apps Fireside Chat: API Overview. “One of the many benefits of the Google Apps platform is …

Google Maps API: Make Your Maps 3D With Just Four Lines Of Code Google Maps API: Make Your Maps 3D With Just Four Lines Of Code
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Google has posted an interesting video about how to easily add a 3D view to your map, when using the Google Maps API, by taking advantage of Google Earth. In the video, Josh Livni, of Google Maps Developer Relations talks …

Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Organic Keyword Research Tool, API Bing Webmaster Tools Gets Organic Keyword Research Tool, API
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At SMX West today, Microsoft’s Bing revealed some updates to Bing Webmaster Tools. There’s a new organic keyword research tool and an API. On the keyword research tool, Bing’s Duane Forrester explains, “This tool allows you to perform keyword research …

Google Ends Picnik, Urchin, Needlebase, Social Graph API, Google Message Continuity Google Ends Picnik, Urchin, Needlebase, Social Graph API, Google Message Continuity
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“Take heed! The ants have invaded.” Picnik users will be familiar with all of those cute little picnic-related messages that appear while Picnik carries out various functions. Well, that’s the message that appears now, as Google prepares to shut down …

Google Affiliate Network API Launched Google Affiliate Network API Launched

Google just announced the release of the Google Affiliate Network API. This allows publishers and advertisers to automate various tasks related to the Google Affiliate Network. Publishers can use it to look up advertiser data or their own info. Advertisers …

Google+ APIs Get Search Google+ APIs Get Search
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Google announced some updates to the Google+ APIs, including search. The API will let developers include the ability to search public Google+ posts and people on Google+ in their applications. These are achieved using two methods: activities.search and people.search. The …

Google+ API Launched Google+ API Launched
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Google announced the launch of its first available API for Google+, which only gives access to public data. Perhaps now we get to see what Google+ is really made of. While Google will no doubt launch various APIs for its …

Google-Backed Developers Reportedly Getting Early Access to Google+ APIs Google-Backed Developers Reportedly Getting Early Access to Google+ APIs

Google isn’t expected to make its Google+ APIs broadly available for months, but it appears that developers that Google actually invests in might be getting special early access. MG Siegler is sharing an email he says was sent from Google …

Twitter Media Upload API Launched Twitter Media Upload API Launched
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Last week, Twitter rolled out its new photo sharing feature, and now they’ve announced they’re sharing the Twitter Media Upload API. This will allow developers to attach images to tweets. Jason Costa, who works on Platform at Twitter writes: If …

Web Apps to Get More Useful Web Apps to Get More Useful
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Google announced via the Chromium blog that it is working on the Web Intents framework, which will essentially manifest itself as an API that will allow web apps to communicate with one another, similar to how Android apps can. The …