The DOCOMO Dialogue Android SDK can be used to integrate an Android application with the DOCOMO Dialogue API in order to embed Chatbot functionalities. The Dialogue API enables a user to have a conversation with a Chatbot in a natural, informal tone. Input is received in a textual format and a reply is issued that blends into natural conversation.
Cybersecurity solution provider Trend Micro has issued a pair of reports that highlight how chat platform APIs can and are being used by cybercriminals to achieve their nefarious objectives. Because of the degree to which Webhook APIs are involved (an API attack vector not previously discussed
Cisco announces a $150m Spark fund to fuel development on its Cisco Spark Platform, which provides a communication platform that combines messaging, call and meeting features. The service is similar to Slack with a focus on the Enterprise market. All 3 services are currently available in the US.