APIs have deeply change the way innovative tech companies are building products, by allowing them to focus on their core value-adding service. It’s a bit like in the Apple ad: “there’s an API for that”.
Interview with Stanislas Polu, co-founder and all things Tech at Teleportd. Before this first entrepreneurial experience at Teleportd, he worked as a software engineer at Apple, Oracle and Quarter FS. He holds an degree from Ecole Polytechnique and a MSc in Computer Science from Stanford University.
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Teleportd was born out of the observation that despite the number of images that were being taken from mobile devices and shared on “public” social networks, it was hard to access the data in transversal ways. Seeing all the latest pictures from a given location was a challenge, so was looking at images across platforms on a given key word. We set out to build a …
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, a…