Caret is automatable status sharing triggered by your device's sensors (context aware status sharing). With Caret you are able to Personalize presence info with automated context & interactive B2C/B2B services.
With the Caret App you can: Assign real time statuses to phone numbers for sharing with contacts See when & why contacts are available or busy Manage what contacts see about you Call & end-to-end encrypted status based messaging for free Create custom statuses to meet your business needs Discover your contacts' interests in real time
The app is available for free for iOS, Anrdoid, and Amazon devices.
Google has apparently backtracked on the idea of allowing third-party messaging apps to access RCS on Android phones. Though RCS is a public specification, APIs are needed to connect messaging apps to the RCS protocols employed by wireless network operators. No API means no RCS for outside apps.
Fourteen APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Cryptocurrency, Marine, and Games. Highlights include an unofficial API for SpaceX data, an API for eBay image recognition services and a GraphQL API for movie data. Here's a rundown of the latest additions.