OpenSSL Update – Mashape not vulnerable to Heartbleed

On Monday April 7th OpenSSL released an update to address CVE-2014-0160 (aka Heartbleed). This was a vulnerability in the popular cryptographic library that is used to secure many major websites. It affected nearly two thirds of web servers, including sites like Google, Twitter, and Yahoo. Mashape has implemented the update and is no longer vulnerable to potential Heartbleed exploits. We’ve also reissued our SSL certificates, changed internal passwords, and changed private keys. While we have no evidence that there has been any type of attack or intrusion, we have automatically logged out all users, and for extra security users should:...

VerticalResponse Joins Mashape

In our fast paced world smart marketers need a tool to quickly create and send professional looking emails.   Mashape is proud to have Vertical Response, a leading email campaign suite, join our community. VerticalResponse helps you create and send great email campaigns.  It makes contact and list management easy, allowing you to create contacts, group them into meaningful lists, and use these lists to send targeted email campaigns.  The VerticalResponse API lets you interact with the platform the same way the application does.  For example: Create an application to keep the contacts in your CRM in sync with VerticalResponse;...

Next Caller, Advanced Caller ID, joins Mashape

Like everyone, we hate calling customer support centers.  After making your way through a labyrinth of support options, wouldn’t it be great if the service agent already knew your name and address?  If you manage a service center or develop tools for caller ID systems, our newest partner can make this a reality.  Mashape is proud to partner with Next Caller, an Advanced Caller IDSM for businesses. With over 220 million records on file, Next Caller is your company’s secondary database.   By linking U.S. phone numbers, both mobile and landline, to names, addresses, and emails, Next Caller will save...

Vizago 3D Face Recognition API joins Mashape

There are numerous use cases for manipulating 3D images; however, finding a quality application has always been a challenge, until now.  Mashape is proud to partner with Vizago, a leading face recognition technology company.  Using a single 2D facial photo, Vizago creates full 3D facial reconstructions in OBJ format. Vizago’s patented Morphable Model Technology enables you to model and manipulate faces in real 3D, as well as create realistic 3D reconstructions of faces from a single user photo.  With the Vizago API you can create 3D representations when developing computer game characters, avatars, and medical simulations.  Vizago is also great...

Nutritionix, the largest food database, joins Mashape

It’s not often we get to announce an API partnership that can directly improve your health and wellbeing.  Mashape is excited to have Nutritionix, the largest branded food database in the world, join our community. Nutritionix is a search engine and database for nutrition information.  With over 300,000 unique food items you can browse or search by restaurants, as well as query specific food types to find nutritional information. The Nutritionix API allows you to access and integrate the functionality and data of Nutritionix to create new applications.  The API provides nutritional facts to over 230,000 UPCs/barcodes, 100,000 restaurant menu...

Mashape Revenue Share Fees Down 5%. Effective now!

Hello Mashape community, We’re happy to announce a reduced revenue share percentage rate. Going forward monetized APIs will only be charged a 20% revenue share. With ❤. As always, Mashape will continue to provide free support, quick distribution, analytics, auto generated code snippets, issues and reporting system, status, alerts, testing tools, collaboration and permission add-ons, and many more features. Looking forward to our continued relationship to build together the API economy!  ...

AYLIEN Text Analysis Joins Mashape

We know that working with text can be difficult at the best of times.  Ultimately, giving your readers what they want in the cleanest format ensures repeat consumers.  When we discovered AYLIEN, an incredibly intuitive Natural Language Processing (NLP) solution, we knew their API would be a welcome addition to our community. Based on NLP and machine learning algorithms, AYLIEN is focused on creating simple yet intelligent applications in the news and media space.  Their API allows you to quickly extract basic data like headlines and the body of text from a document; additionally, it offers a summarization service,...

Voice and SMS API Company, Plivo, Joins Mashape

The telephony business is notoriously complex.  With legacy carriers and networks, developers are challenged to maintain old customer support systems; let alone face the task of developing new features and applications. Mashape is pleased to have Plivo, a cloud communications company, join our community.  With Plivo’s solution you get a simple infrastructure service, which handles everything from carrier contracts to call quality and messaging deliverability to technical support. Plivo enables developers and businesses to build powerful Voice and SMS apps without carrier lock-in.  The Plivo API enables you to make and receive calls, send SMS, make a conference call, as...

Document and Data Merge Solution, WebMerge, Joins Mashape

So you’ve just finished writing your document, but you need to add supporting data.  Use WebMerge.  The newest API to join Mashape is an amazing tool that lets you easily combine documentation and data sets, and share the customized document internally or with 3rd party users. WebMerge will become an invaluable tool for your team to manage and create new documents, and perform merges.  Also, with customizable account settings, users can restrict permission to selected documents. The WebMerge REST API allows 3rd party applications to pull and integrate document and data routing information into their system; then send data to...

ZUMATA Travel API Joins Mashape

Are you building the next incredible travel platform, or perhaps need to enhance your current travel backend tools?  Mashape is pleased to offer ZUMATA’s real-time pricing, availability, and worldwide booking capabilities. ZUMATA is a B2B SaaS company focused primarily on meta-search, loyalty companies, and online travel agents to improve their operations.  Featuring over 300,000 global hotel properties, with an emphasis on directly sourced agreements in Asia, ZUMATA’s API will maximize your profits per sale. The global travel API offers huge content and easy integration.  By consuming their API through Mashape you’ll have access to Search Hotels (returns hotel rates...