Company That Created Muse For Film Her Brings AI As-A-Service To You
Pandorabots allows developers to easily build and deploy chatbots through its “Artificial Intelligence as a Service” API. Think of chatbots as conversational user interfaces. They can be simple programs that execute natural language commands like turn off the lights, or more sophisticated virtual characters that engage the end-user via entertaining dialog and other interactive content. The possibilities are endless, saving countless hours of uninteresting or repetitive communication and enabling businesses to save money and reach customers in novel ways — not to mention the pure awesome-ness.
It’s easy to see the appeal. A developer might use the chatbot API to deploy a virtual assistant programmed to answer frequently asked questions on a company’s website and redirect visitors to relevant web page…
An estimated 247 billion emails are sent each day, roughly 38 messages for each human on earth.1 While that number may seem astronomical, keep in mind that the total number of email accounts worldwide is estimated at over 4 billion, and that number is expected to grow by as much as 27% by the year 2018.2 That explains why email is such a popular tool for marketing teams around the world, and why email deliverability is more crucial than ever.
DataValidation’s API offers a simple way to check the deliverability of an email address. Digital marketing teams can validate emails in a snap, helping to preserve a good sender reputation, while email service providers can utilize the batch API to simplify and automate user onboarding, monitoring, and remediation.
ISPs and corporate email servers filter incoming email in order to reduce the odds that spam is delivered to your inbox; generally speaking this is a good thing, because it means you see less spam (and the…
There’s a new charity database on the block
OrgHunter.com aims to become the world’s most accurate and valuable charity database resource for non-profit organizations and donors alike. By utilizing the most advanced web, mobile and graphic mapping technologies and maintaining the most up-to-date IRS data, OrgHunter.com will enable donors to make smart charitable decisions with confidence. Launching November 1, the consumer-facing site and accompanying API will feature never before available data and rankings for nearly 2 million U.S. based charitable organizations.
Through the new API, OrgHunter.com will offer geolocation data and their proprietary charity ranking system, which is based on an organization’s data transparency and accuracy, in addition to providing IRS data such as 990 forms. On the other side of the equation are services for charities. Organizations will be able to take control of updating their contact information for free, and if their annual re…
Bitcasa today announced a new dimension for the their powerful storage APIs. Launching CloudFS, developers can now access a full filesystem API for storage applications to create branded and non-branded secure high performance storage solutions.
The CloudFS APIs provides storage but in way that goes beyond other systems. The system provides full-featured file system APIs. Hence you can create and manage users, create structured file systems for your users, and allow your users to easily manage their data. The APIs are plug and play, making app development simple. Features include:
Secure user directory, with sub-folder structure
Directory management; create folders; move, copy, rename, delete files and folders
File based meta-data
Check out the full announcement here:
Commercial API From Samepoint Provides Simpler Social Media Monitoring Tools for Developers and Marketers to Monitor Any Term in the Social Universe
SAN FRANCISCO, CA–(Marketwire – Jan 24, 2012) – Samepoint and 3scale, the innovative provider of plug and play Cloud API management infrastructure, today announced the launch of a new Application Programming Interface (API) that delivers a simpler way for developers to create social media monitoring tools.
Samepoint chose 3scale’s API Management platform to open, launch and monetize this new commercial API for social media monitoring tools. “3scale delivered the easiest, most flexible solution for API key provisioning and ease of integration,” said Darren Culbreath, Samepoint CTO. “3scale’s terrific customer service and plug and play platform makes it simple for us to control access,…
With 35 million professional members, Viadeo is one of the world’s largest professional social networking platforms. Founded in 2004, Viadeo’s network spans five continents including Asia, where membership is expanding rapidly in emerging economies such as China (Tianji.com) and India (ApnaCircle.com).
Viadeo currently has offices in Paris, London, San Francisco, Beijing, Madrid, Barcelona, Milan, Dakar, New Delhi and Mexico City. Headquartered in Paris, Viadeo has 260 employees.
The interconnection of platforms is at the heart of the next generation of social networks. Innovative developers are shaping the future of the social web by creating web applications that connect services together.
Therefore, Viadeo has recently opened up its API to developers to bring a professional social context to websites, applications and services. V…