api economy

The last thing the API economy needs is copyright friction

The Oracle versus Google verdict set a positive precedent for the future of the API economy, but will it last? What is at stake if the decision is reversed? While on the surface Oracle versus Google m

The API for absurdity

Every important technology goes through a hype cycle. You’ve probably seen the Gartner Hype Cycle diagram: inflated expectations, followed by despair and eventually a pragmatic understanding of the

How APIs Help Us Comprehend The Infinite Concept Of Data

Data is like oil. It only has a future value just sitting in a big pool. “Pure data,” as my fellow panelists said Friday night at API Days, has not proven to have much market play. I agree

Speed And Automating The Connections Between Humans And Machines In The API Economy

<p dir="ltr">This coming Friday night, I’ll be at the <a target="_blank" href="http://sf.apidays.io/">API Days</a> conference in San Francisco to talk for a few minutes about my perspectives of the

Elastic Path Raises $8M For Commerce Everywhere API Platform

<a target="_blank" href="http://elasticpath.com">Elastic Path </a>has raised an $8 million debt round to fuel the development of its "commerce everywhere," API -- a hypermedia platform that abstracts

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 recei

Tasktop Offers Open-Source Effort To Link And Sync The API Economy

The complexity of connecting tools in this new API economy is getting compounded by the inability to link this new breed of services so people can talk in context about the code. Application developme