The Slack MargieBot .Net SDK by Jammerware is a .Net library for use in making building bots with the Slack API. Slack is a tool for managing team communications, and the Slack API allows users to integrate with other third-party applications, and can provide such tools as: upload an image or file, get a channel's history, set a channel's "unread" marker, retrieve lists of files, and search a Slack instance.
The popular realtime web search provider OneRiot has announced the availability of their ad network RiotWize, which gives developers the opportunity to monetize desktop, mobile and web realtime web space applications by displaying ads relating to currently trending topics.
The sharing of thousands of online images is a big part of daily social media interaction. Even with the accompanying comments enhanced by expressive punctuation or clever emoticons, however, nothing beats an actual spoken response for an accurate representation of how a person has really responded to an image or what they really think about that image. SayRoom makes this possible by allowing users to actually voice and share their recorded reactions. The service also provides the SayRoom API that allows developers to access these audio messages created by users.
BancBox, payment services provider, has announced a new service and correlating API: BancBox Crowd. BancBox Crowd consists of the first independent escrow service for debt, equity, and revenue share crowdfunding portals. The service provides an online portal that eliminates the legacy escrow process (e.g. paperwork, waiting, etc.).