The defacto standard for online surveys, SurveyMonkey, just added phone polling to its services. What's remarkable about the addition is that it came via an acquisition. The company now owns Precision Polling, a site for creating and executing polls over the phone.
Openmind Networks, communications services platform, has announced the Openmind API which opens up its up its mobile communications platform to the developer community. Most of Openmind's feature set becomes available through the API. The API arms developers with a telco-grade communications platform upon which new innovative apps can be built.