MySpace Extends APIs

Los Angeles-based MySpace has released an upgrade to the firm's set of application programming interfaces, saying this morning that it has released an upgrade to MySpaceID, the firm's API for allowing other websites to access its information. According to MySpace, the upgrade includes new access to the activity stream of MySpace users, integration of OAuth and OpenID for authentication of users, and new developer resources to help developers create and manage applications. Among those resources are a new software development kit with libraries for connecting to MySpace via the PHP, Python, Ruby, .NET and Java languages. The firm also said that it will be adding Google Android support soon.