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Cybersecurity solution provider Trend Micro has issued a pair of reports that highlight how chat platform APIs can and are being used by cybercriminals to achieve their nefarious objectives. Because of the degree to which Webhook APIs are involved (an API attack vector not previously discussed
We bring you a holiday edition of the API news that we weren't able to cover. Today's news includes a new version of the AWS Java SDK, Facebook offering an explanation to developers regarding a recent change to the Graph API, and extension to the Azure Text Analytics API and more.
Leading communications platform as a service (CPaaS) provider, TeleSign, opened a new self-service portal for access to its APIs and SDKs. While the CPaaS market is booming, more access to TeleSign cloud-based communications services should help attract innovation within the TeleSign ecosystem.
A little less than a year after launching a private beta of the UK government's notification platform, GDS has upgraded to v2 of the associated API. GOV.UK Notify is a service that allows the government to text, email, and send letters to citizens and track the progress of such notifications.
Named-Entity Recognition involves identifying an entity in a text and assigning it a class label. These classifications can include People, Locations, and Organisations, among others depending on the tool. This comparison looks at the performance of 10 natural language processing APIs.
Twilio has launched the Message Feedback API which monitors when end users receive messages. The API tracks actions that indicate when a message was received and reports the action back to Twilio. In turn, Twilio can tweak its services and delivery to adjust for network variances across the globe.
Nexmo offers a series of cloud-based communication APIs that make it easy to integrate reliable communication services into any application. This tutorial by Tim Lytle on the Nexmo blog shows followers how to build a simple text message group chat using the Nexmo SMS API and PHP.
Twilio launched a beta trial for its new Notify API. The API represents a single, user-centric API that gives developers programmatic control over notifications to users in the format, and on the device most desired. Twilio hopes to send the right message, at the right time, to the right user.
Seven APIs have been added to the directory including 4 recent Twinword natural language processing offerings. Also added were 2 new libraries for the National Weather Service.
The new API is aimed at helping development teams and creative agencies working with brands to leverage the ubiquity of chat apps to enhance brand-to-customer communications.
AYLIEN has partnered with Imagga to offer a hybrid text and image analysis service and upcoming Image Analysis API.
The new API by 3seventy enables quick integration of SMS messaging capabilities, now hosting a trial initiative to open up easy access for new developers.
MonkeyLearn offers a new API platform allowing developers to easily add text mining machine learning technologies to any app or product.
AlchemyAPI wants to make a type of artificial intelligence known as deep learning accessible not only to giant corporations, but to the public. Over the last year, the Denver company has been weaving the technology into its text mining API, recently announcing updates in the areas of relation extraction and named entity extraction.
Textalytics believes that when it comes to tuning in on Internet banter, different types of businesses have different needs. To that end, the Madrid-based text mining specialist this week launched a family of industry-specific semantic APIs. The company claims its RESTful APIs are plug-and-play, easy to use, and multilingual.
Here is an interview with Brandon Wirtz, CTO of the very exciting text mining API startup Stremor.com. We have covered Stremor here before. Liquid Helium API is the core of all Stremor's products and it extracts information about sentence and paragraph structure, word usage, parts of speech, grammar, writing style, punctuation, and author bias. Stremor also has a new kind of search engine called Samuru based on it's language APIs.
Talkray is a mobile application created by TiKL, a company also known for its TiKL Touch To Talk walkie-talkie application for Android and iPhone. Talkray is the company's broader communications app that allows users to make phone calls as well as send and receive text messages and photos. Talkray's API makes it possible for developers to add things like voice calling and text chats to their applications.