WeChat SDK by Zem is a third party kit that can help developers to integrate chat, messaging, video, and voice features into an app. This SDK works with PHP language. Particularly, WeChatClient assists to identify chat menu, manage groups, upload and download media files, and send server messages.
Nineteen APIs have been added to ProgrammableWeb in categories including Credit Cards, Messaging, and Gambling. Highlights include an API for issuing physical and virtual Stripe payment cards, and the Alexa Customer Profile API for retrieving Alexa customer contact information.
Facebook is apparently in talks with music video site Vevo to take over streaming of the videos from YouTube once the contract runs out. That would take the company's more than 30,000 videos out of the YouTube API. In another story, AppFog has expanded its platform-as-a-service offering to include database and email from within your apps. That and 11 new APIs rounds out today in APIs.