Telegram is a messaging application for iOS, Android, and desktop. The app focuses on security for cloud-based mobile, and aims to withhold user privacy. An SDK is available to create messaging applications in iOS devices. With an app built using Telegram SDK, developers can connect from remote locations, coordinate groups of up to 200 members, synchronize chats in all devices, destruct messages with a timer, encrypt personal and business secrets, and build tools with the API.
When it comes to mobile payments, consumers are more likely to proceed to checkout when a transaction is smoother and doesn't require the inputting of lots of numbers. With that in mind, Payvia recently added two features to its bill-to-carrier mobile payments platform, available to merchants through an API. ProgrammableWeb spoke about those changes and more with company CTO Alek Zdziarski at API World.