As messaging apps scramble to out-feature the competition, Telegram has launched a gaming platform within its Bot API. Most messaging apps have now included bot capabilities within their apps, but Telegram has upped its game with the ability to build games within the messaging app.
Microsoft has made a number of important announcements throughout the first two days of the Microsoft Build Conference including the launch of the Microsoft Bot Framework (preview), the launch of Microsoft Cognitive Services (preview), and the addition of Cortana and chatbots to Skype.
Roanuz, artificial intelligence start-up with a bent towards cricket, has launched a new Chatbot API. The Chatbot API is designed with around five million records specifically related to cricket. Developers can built AI-driven chatbots that can converse about and answer cricket-related questions.