Sendbird has announced several updates to its chat offerings that the company hopes will allow developers to better adapt to a communication environment that has been reshaped by COVID-19. These Updated include new partitioning options for Open Channels, IP whitelisting, and message threading.
Eleven APIs have been added to the ProgrammableWeb directory in categories including Location, Messaging, and Music. Featured today is an API for Taylor Swift quotes, an API for forecasting the best time to visit a business, and APIs from the Meteorological Service of Canada.
Vonage today announced that it is acquiring communications platform-as-a-service provider Nexmo in a cash and stock deal valued at $230 million. Nexmo counts some 350 customers and over 100,000 registered developers, and says that it is processing 5 billion API calls every year.