82% of those surveyed can't go a day without critical apps; 85% admit they would rather give up drinking water than delete all of their mobile apps; 18% of French say they couldn't order dinner without an app. So says our 2013 Mobile App Behavior survey of over 760 smartphone owners across France, Germany, Spain, the U.K. and U.S., conducted online in February by uSamp.
The Motley Fool is a multi-media financial services company dedicated to building the world's greatest investment community. Reaching millions of people each month through its website, books, subscription newsletter and other outlets, The Motley Fool champions shareholder values and advocates tirelessly for the individual investor.
The Motley Fool's Mark Kennedy, Chris Eldredge and Chris Harris gave us insight into how they are using APIs both to unify their internal systems and expose capabilities in their CAPS stock analysis service. Motley Fool has taken advantage of the latest version of the Apigee API platform with self-service to quickly build and launch APIs.
RoundTable was the winner of the recent AT&T Mobile Hackathon. We asked Andrew Strickland about his experience building the RoundTable interactive presentation app powered by app services. RoundTable gives listeners the ability to ask questions during a presentation without waiting or interrupting.
Apigee offers Usergrid, an open-source distribution of Apigee App Services, our mobile “Backend-as-a-Service" that’s free for developers to use. This open-source option gives developers the option to host the backend services their mobile app needs on their own hardware, or to use it as the cornerstone of their own developer platform. This is exactly what KTH has done with baas.io. They built baas.io as a mobile backend service for startups who want to develop mobile apps with a reliable, scalable, backend.
Cheezburger is the largest social humor destination on the Internet: it's all your funny in one place. Their visitors create and remix memes, share their favorite funny pictures and use Cheezburger's platform to make their own humor sites. Cheezburger is serious about making the world a happier place and counts a passionate fan base of 24 million people.
We spoke to Rick Simpkinson, technical product manager at Cheezburger, Inc. Rick talked about the evolution of their API program from XML to JSON and their commitment to standards such as OAuth2.
“When the power of love overcomes the love of power, the world will know peace.” - Jimi Hendrix
LovePowerup, powered by Apigee's App Services, is an iOS app with which users participate in and track the power of love around the world. You can send love to people who need it and receive love when you need it. And every time someone sends or receives love, not only do they feel better, it increases the power of love in the world, bringing us all closer to world peace.
Nimble gives partners and customers access to their data through a simple and powerful API. With the API, they can add extensions and integrations to the core Nimble technology that we haven't done yet. Jason McDowall, Director of Products at Nimble describes their API as "a super-charger for everything that is Nimble."