Programmable Web

  • The Limitless Capability Of The Next Web Crunch Network

    The Limitless Capability Of The Next Web

    Uber made an important move last March, a move that reinforced my vision of where the Internet is headed. For the first time, users are able to summon an Uber ride from other applications without ever opening the Uber app itself. Some of you have already encountered this new capability firsthand. This “programmable Web” was a key enabler of Siri and is a decades-long… Read More

  • Veteran News Editor David Berlind Joins Programmable Web, The Journal Of The API Economy

    Veteran News Editor David Berlind Joins Programmable Web, The Journal Of The API Economy

    David Berlind, a veteran news editor, has joined Programmable Web, the editorial and API database that became a core source for developers to build apps for web, mobile and, increasingly, everything else connected by code and applications. Berlind has 20 years of experience as a technology journalist and executive. In his most recent job, he was the chief content officer at UBM TechWeb where… Read More

  • Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

    Facebook And The Sudden Wake Up About The API Economy

    What a two weeks it’s been. Something happened that has been simmering for a while. The API market exploded. Intel bought Mashery for more than $180 million and CA acquired Layer 7. 3Scale received a new $4.2 million round of funding from Javelin Ventures. Mulesoft acquired Programmable Web. And then Facebook jumped in and bought Parse. The acquisitions and funding point to a maturing… Read More

  • Source: Mashery Is Selling To Intel For More Than $180M

    Source: Mashery Is Selling To Intel For More Than $180M

    We’re hearing from a source familiar with deliberations that Intel is buying Mashery for more than $180 million, in a move that shows how the chipmaker is slowly becoming both a hardware and a software company. ReadWrite had ballparked the acquisition price at 2-3x the company’s last reported valuation of $60 million. Read More

  • Alcatel-Lucent Creates Methodology For APIs And Makes Available Under Creative Commons

    Alcatel-Lucent Creates Methodology For APIs And Makes Available Under Creative Commons

    Alcatel-Lucent is releasing a methodology for APIs that it is making available through Creative Commons. It is part of a new consulting practice the telecommunications company has established to help its service partners and enterprise customers develop, deploy and maintain APIs. Alcatel-Lucent has made APIs a focal aspect of its business by offering them to carriers and other service providers. Read More