The Genesys Callback Push Notifications iOS Sample Code demonstrates how to send asynchronous messages (push notifications). While iOS uses APN (Apple Push Notifications) and Comet, Android employs GCM/C2DM and Comet.
Fancy Hands, virtual assistant service, has launched an API: The Fancy Hands API. The API allows ordinary folks to build apps, add features to existing apps, and build businesses with the power of Fancy Hands' network of assistants. Fancy Hands envisions utilization of the API expanding well beyond the developer community.
Cloud communications platform Twilio, which offers a suite of APIs for text messaging, VoIP and voice, has filed its S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), setting the stage for the company to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO).