A monitoring and notification class for immediately communicating website outages to a webmaster, or webmaster(s).
Basically, the class simulates a web request to a specified URL and either SMSs, calls, or e-mails any number of website administrators if an error occurs (according to http header status code returned).
Mogreet, a video text message marketing and mobile technology solutions company, has launched a complete suite of SMS, MMS, Transcoding and User Lookup APIs, available at the Mogreet Developers Website. Or check out the ProgrammableWeb profile for the Mogreet API.
Google intends to shut down the Google Hangouts API on April 25th. The change means developers will not be able to create new apps using the API, and any existing apps that rely on the API will effectively be left for dead on their feet. Why? So Google can further refine Hangouts for the enterprise.
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.