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The frontiers of messaging and chatbots
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 by Eloise Bune
The appetite for chat can’t be satiated. Facebook recently announced 1 billion users on Messenger and WeChat continues to dominate the app universe in China. Messaging apps are forecast to hit 2 billion users by 2018. Way back in 2015, the monthly active users of the top 4 messaging apps overtook the top 4 social media apps, leading many to believe chat is the new socia...
Firebase Adds Support for Java and Android, Launches Firechat Open Source Chat
Friday, July 12, 2013 by Stuart Parkerson
Firebase has announced it has expanded its cloud service to Java and Android, allowing developers to add real-time features to their applications without worrying about networking, scaling, or writing server code. Already serving iOS and OSX, the company now natively supports over 90% of smart phones worldwide.
Firebase is a cloud database designed to provide the...