Telegram is a messaging application for mobile and desktop devices. Besides an Android SDK, Telegram provides a supported third party kit developed by Stepan Korshakov. This alternative named "S edition" is a version based on open-source telegram-api, mtproto and tl-core libraries. Instructional content displays how to build variants and how to build sources. Telegram API documentation is available in English and Russian languages. Just like the official Android app, this resource aims to help developers in building mobile applications with improved accessibility, security, and functionality.
Amazon has launched the Mobile Associates API. The API enables developers to monetize apps by offering physical and digital goods for sale through the Amazon marketplace and various Android stores. App owners can earn up to 6% in advertising fees for sales made through an owner's app. With the Mobile Associates API, Amazon aims to present a new way of monetizing apps by offering contextually relevant products for sale within any given app.
Twitter announced a beta version of its mobile site with a cleaner look, new features and a backend powered by the microblogging site's popular API (our Twitter API profile). The new site is running in tandem with the current mobile site, though Twitter plans to phase out the old site. What makes us excited is how they built it.