Pusher has just announced a new competition that challenges developers with the task of adding cool engaging realtime features to an application using the Pusher API. Winning apps will get prizes that include an 11 inch Macbook Air and a ticket to the Keeping it Realtime Conference.
Amazon has empowered more location-based services through Alexa with the release of a Device Address API. The API allows for the development of Alexa skills that require location data. For instance, consider a food delivery skill. Without an address, the skill would not function accurately.
Samsung is preparing to launch an API and SDK for Bixby, its new voice assistant that is integrated into its new Galaxy Home smart speaker. The Bixby API will allow the tech to be integrated into other apps, while the SDK will give developers the ability to make apps with Bixby.