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The New York Times was the first major newspaper to take its cue from Google and open up its data via an API (which stands for application programming interface). In a nutshell, this allows developers to write programs that can automatically access the New York Times database, within certain limits, and use that data in…

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There’s been a lot of chatter about the newspaper industry in recent weeks — about whether newspaper companies should find something like iTunes, or use micropayments as a way to charge people for the news, or sue Google, or all of the above — and how journalism is at risk because newspapers are dying. But…

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One of the interesting things to me about Mike Arrington's interview with Twitter founder Evan Williams isn't so much the discussion of business models (although that's obviously something the company will have to deal with eventually) but the debate that seems to be going on inside the company about how it handles API access to…

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One reason why people pay so much attention to what Google does is that it can change the landscape with a single move. Take the whole RSS feed-syndication thing, which -- despite the relative popularity of Bloglines.com and NewsGator.com and their ilk -- is still in its infancy as far as the bulk of Web…

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I don't want to add to the "echo chamber" that some have complained about in tech-blogging circles -- which is a real risk given the number of blogs tech.memeorandum.com has commenting on the news -- but I think it's interesting that Amazon seems to have decided to open up its Alexa API for no apparent…

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