The Slack Go SDK by Norberto Lopes communicates with the API to implement real time messaging features into an application. The project supports the majority of the REST calls and the real time messaging protocol over Web-socket.
Twilio has introduced the Twilio Proxy API, a new API for building private text and voice conversations between customers and mobile workers. The company also announced the new Twilio Engagement Cloud, a suite of Declarative APIs with additional business process and logic built in.
If IT industry gadfly and blogger Robert Scoble is right, the world we live in is about to become a very different place once all the services that take advantage of the Internet of Things (IoT) rapidly find mainstream adoption.