Google's Orkut: A World of Ambition
Oct 10, 2007, 19:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"The next big step, expected in November, will be to open
Orkut's software code to outside programmers, a plan first
disclosed by Michael Arrington on his TechCrunch blog.
BusinessWeek.com has learned that third-party developers based in
India have been told that the code, known to developers as an
Application Programming Interface (API), would be made available
around Nov. 5. While Google declined to confirm or deny these
reports, the company did confirm earlier this year it was
considering opening up Orkut's code..."