A system connecting two devices or applications across the Internet. Usually one machine or server will expose a webservice which is access by many other machines or clients.

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Are there any online OCR services? [closed]

Are there any web-based OCR (optical character recognition) services which you can recommend?
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I need a status monitor for my site [closed]

That's pretty much it, I have a web app online and I want a web app that can monitor the status of my app and can reach me (email, sms, or what evere) when my site is down. I would be a plus if it ...
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Web app to test performance of my website [closed]

I would like to test the speed of web pages of my personal website. What web service can I use? It would be great if it can further diagnose pages so that I can see which elements in the page take ...
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Seeking Online Hosted Database web service with REST API [closed]

Does anyone know of a web-based / hosted and simple database that has a REST API?
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Service that shows most popular queries/keywords related to a specific topic X? [closed]

I know Google Trends/Zeitgeist. But what I'm looking for is a service where you can enter, for example "Politics", and then the service gives out the most popular queries containing "Politics"-keyword ...
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Services to host images online?

all I need is a simple service that allows me to host images online and have access to the direct URL of the image (without paying and without obtrusive ads). http://imageshack.us does not give me ...
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Torrent to direct-link converter

Which are the websites which help to direct download bit-torrent files? One such service is torrific What torrific does is, when we give the url of a .torrent file, it will download the file ...
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Does a free Personal Relationship System exist out there?

I am looking for a free (either webbased / open source) application for use in our household for doing personal relationship management. So I am not looking for a CRM with leads, signals, etc... I ...
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Looking for a world map API

I'm looking for a map of the world that I can use in an application I'm making. The application holds data that is organized by country. On the map I want to show how much records there are in the ...
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Analogs of GetSatisfaction that can be installed to my own server [closed]

I'd like to have a community place like Getsatisfaction for my web-site. However this is a hosted (on their hosting) decision, but I'd like to have something hosted on my web-site. Are there any ...
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333 views

Change twitter avatar on planned date

Is there a service or app that allows you to schedule a change of your Twitter avatar from time to time??
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Website that makes text into image or flash [closed]

Can anyone recommend a website where I can enter some text (email in this case) and get back an image or a small swf. A plus if I can choose fonts and colour. I want to use this as a small hindrance ...
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Translation Crowdsourcing for JavaScript apps? [closed]

There seem to be a good number of translation web services popping up that allow for crowdsourcing of applications and provide APIs to keep language files (primarily po and yaml) in sync. For us ...
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Master Twitter web service

Does there exist a master twitter web service whereby I can see every single tweet that occurs?
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Is there a website which rates British medical doctors to find the proper one? [closed]

I am living in the UK and need to find a good specialist doctor which turned out to be tricky. Is there a website where clients can provide ratings and feedbacks, similar to www.ratedpeople.com, ...
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Is there a web application that tracks visitors to a specific web page? [closed]

I would like a web app that tracks visitors to a certain web page of a big website. i.e. a page in TMZ or my YouTube channel. I would also like to be able to track whether they came from a link or ...
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3answers
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Is there a web-based VNC?

I'd like to install VNC on one of my computers and be able to access it from any other computer -- without installing anything. GoToMyPC does this now and I'm very happy, but I'm curious if there are ...
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Free WebService for Getting Driving Directions

Is there a free webservice that lets you get driving directions between locations from a mapping site like Google Maps or MapQuest?
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SItes or applications to save web pages [closed]

It's my first question, so sorry if something is not right. Please, suggest sites or programs that allow the user to save a web page. It does not matter on the Internet or on user's computer, or it is ...
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1answer
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Is there a webapp for tracking my sleep patterns/habits? [closed]

Is there an app that some way can track the times I go to sleep and more importantly log the times at which I (assumably) awake every day? For instance, install a small script to Ubuntu or a webapp ...
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Web service for converting Microsoft Office file formats (doc, docx, ppt, etc) into plain text?

Larger context: we're working on an Intranet portal's search engine, which needs to be able to search within ALL office types: .doc, .docx, .xls, .xlsx, .ppt, and .pptx. Having the search also already ...
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1answer
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Amazon signed me up for almost all Amazon Web Services. Is this usual?

I wanted try Amazon SNS, so I clicked the Sign Up button on its tab on the managament console. Amazon approved my signup and in my account under "Services You're Signed Up For" I see almost all Amazon ...
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Is there a web application that will monitor websites for free? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: External Monitoring Web App I am looking for a free web application service that will monitor my websites. Due to some concerns over clarity I am adding some additional ...
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How to get a concise text abstract or summary of an arbitrary website?

What is the recommended way to extract the relevant (non-ad, non-navigation) text pieces of an arbitrary website (say that beside the URL nothing is known) and what tools or APIs are available? I ...
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2answers
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Math-Algorithm-As-a-Service Provider [closed]

So, we have Software-as-a-Service, such as Google Docs and Salesforce, that allows you to use the software as if it's a service, without the need to install and maintain the application. Is there any ...
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How do I use the feed43.com service?

Feed43 looks like a service which generates an RSS feed from a website that doesn't support RSS. I'd like to use the service, but their user interface is awful. Please let me know how to define ...
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Webmail services for touch phone users

If you have a phone with a touch interface, what webmail service (accessed through your phone's browser, not a dedicated e-mail app) works best? Here are some criteria to consider: Messages and ...
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Does a book recommendation website exist? [closed]

Does anybody know a web service that allows you to insert the books you have mark authors you like mark book series you like rate books write reviews automatically find people who read similar ...
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Open source software development collaboration [closed]

I'm looking for a hosted web platform that will help me build and maintain an open source project. Things I feel are important to have: Wiki area for documentation about our project where members ...
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How do I prevent vandalism on my user-generated website?

Are there some knowledge base\technologies\algorithms\practices\applications which can help in struggling internet-vandalism?
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1answer
171 views

How do popular iPhone RSS clients sync subscriptions with Google Reader? [closed]

Feedler and Mobile RSS have served me well in browsing my RSS subscription content that I added in Google Reader. What API are these apps using to get the list of subscriptions? I want to create my ...
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1answer
147 views

Best organiser/scheduling programme for small company? [closed]

I'm looking for a program on behalf of other people, but in doing so it has struck me how few easy-to-use personal organiser type programmes there are out there. Don't get me wrong, there are ...
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Is there a web app for making API calls?

Is there an online application that can be used to test out an API? I am interested in one that supports a REST API with basic authentication. I know there is a Firefox plugin that I could use for ...
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Resume maker web Application [closed]

Edited: Is there any high quality resume builder (of Latex or Xetex quality) web application available? I am interested in both free and non-free/pay site.
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1answer
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Is there any private README file writers where I can keep it for my private notes without using heavy weight document writers? [closed]

I am looking for a notepad in the cloud. And use them as my reference book, so that I can search by content, file name, edit them. My best FREE notepad for the moment is, this one: edit add new ...
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Recommendation: Screenshot service [closed]

I'm looking for a reliable (paid) service which snaps screenshots from sites and delivers the images. I know that there's quite a few out there, but the quality seems to vary wildly and the sites seem ...
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1answer
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Is there any website for routes like Wikimapia?

Is there any 'Wiki Routes' or 'wiki transport' like thing to map transport routes (bus service) like there exist Wikimapia.org which map locations?
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1answer
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Employee Notifications

I'm looking for a web-based solution for employee notifications. It needs to contact ~125 employees via e-mail and receive back and track confirmations (more than one e-mail per employee would be ...
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1answer
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Website to follow recently released DVD & Blu-Ray films [closed]

I'm looking for a website to follow the recently released films in DVD and Blu-Ray format. It's been very hard for me to follow what films were recently released in the market. I need a good, ...
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1answer
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Web service to monitor recently added pages to Google index?

I'm looking for a kind of web-service version of Google Alerts. Instead of being notified by email, I'd like to be able to fetch an rss feed or other xml format that has timestamps of the most ...
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Job Application Form Suggestion [closed]

My company wants to figure out the efficient way of how to renew our Job Application process for the new employees. So here is how we do it right now: We send a link to the new employee and it opens ...
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A url shortener that lets me update the desitation url without changing the short url [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: URL shorteners or redirectors whose target links can be changed after it was made Does anybody know of a url shortener, preferably with customizable names, where you can ...
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Any Free Web Services which use Simple Data Types? [closed]

I've been looking for free Web Services to test an application. But, it seems like any Web Service I find uses a single (complex, or non-primitive) struct in the result parameter to return all the ...
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Website which tells which DNS server was used to access the site

Are there websites that can tell what DNS server was used to access the site? I am currently configuring our router, testing our connections with different DNS servers to see which is better to use. ...
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1answer
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Full Screen News Application

Is there a web application that can display full news articles for certain intervals of before changing to another current news article? If so, can RSS feeds be defined and called upon? I want to ...
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1answer
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I search application which help me to secure my different accounts, please help [closed]

Several days ago somebody steal my account (from mail.ru), after that they are steal my premium EA account and several accounts for different MMORPG. fortunately I restore access to all accounts, but ...
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1answer
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Is there a web application that will store project “metadata”? [closed]

I am looking for a web application that will store project metadata. I work on a wide variety of different projects (software, product demo videos, websites, etc) and am looking for a system with a ...
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1answer
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How to manage credit card transactions on my website? [closed]

I just finished a bachelor in computer engineering and I've decided to launch a website that sells T-Shirts. Like any traditional merchant website, I would like people to register into their ...
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Time tracking application with exposed APIs and brandable user interface

I found similar answers on the another question Recommendation for a web app to track Time, like a Time Clock at work? that listed time tracking applications, but none of them seemed to be what I'm ...
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Download scheduling service with sync features [closed]

I want a web application support these functionals: Online download file,but not download to local driver. This application could download file to sync,like Dropbox,ZumoDrive web services . On ...