Resources tagged with “API Economy”

 
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Steve Yegge's now famous rant about Google+ is actually an incredibly educational piece about the competitive advantages of API-enabled platforms. Yegge's thesis? That platforms are the new drivers...
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Working for an ecommerce provider company many years back we had, in our standard corporate pitch deck, what we called the refrigerator slide. A visual testament to our intimate understanding of...
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Now that the buzz of eTail 2011 in Boston is starting to calm down, retailers are faced with the very real question of how to make many of the ideas discussed at the conference a reality. Many...
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Citi ThankYou Rewards recently launched a mobile application that enables users to buy Best Buy products in-store by using their rewards points. As customers shop in a Best Buy retail store, they...
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There seems to be an app for just about everything for everyone.  At Mashery, we look for interesting apps that are leveraging API in very unique ways and feature them as ‘Apps We Like’.  Take a peek...
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Klout, the analytics company that measures users' influences across social networks, appears ready to enter, what John Musser of ProgrammableWeb has coined the API Billionaires Club. Processing about...
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PayPal Announces Phone-To-Phone NFC Widget for Android Phones At the MobileBeat conference, PayPal announced its NFC software widget for Android phones, which would let consumers make payments to...
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Great piece by Chrys Wu on Poynter.org, the site for journalists, about how reporters and news organizations can use APIs: Beginner’s guide for journalists who want to understand API documentation...
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APIs are all about distribution. But what if your distribution partners don't have the time or expertise to deal with JSON or XML? Lately, we're seeing a growing number of Mashery customers solve...
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Few months ago, I was sitting at the Entrepreneurship class in business school and one student came up with this idea of creating a smartphone app that will help patients in remote area to send their...

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