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5 Reasons To Find Twilio at Dreamforce #DF13

Dreamforce is just a few days away and Team Twilio will be on scene throughout the jam-packed week. We’ve got a ton of talks, partner…Full Article

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Preparing For Dreamforce’s Million Dollar Hackathon: Updated Twilio SFDC Libraries

One million dollars. You can almost hear Dr. Evil saying it. But it’s not 1997, and this isn’t a spy comedy. Salesforce is really offering…Full Article

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Alexis Ohanian: Making The World Suck Less With A Book And Twilio SMS

Reddit co-founder, Alexis Ohanian, has one simple goal: make the world suck less. He believes the internet can help anyone and everyone accomplish this goal.…Full Article

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Visualizing Your Customer’s Voice: Rumbler Wins Big At Rails Rumble

Imran, Fahm and Shahriar had to live up to their team’s name. With 48 hours to build an app at Rumble on the Rails, “The…Full Article

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Wheels In Motion: Zagster Unlocks Bike Sharing With Twilio

Riding a bike is simple. Launching a bike sharing company is not. In 2007, Zagster CEO, Timothy Ericson (pictured right) founded a company to make…Full Article

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Logic Monitor Launches New Twilio Usage Monitoring Capabilities

From startups to enterprise giants, businesses face a common problem: there’s so much data, and not enough time to mine it. There’s no time to…Full Article

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Surf’s Up: Get Surfing Forecasts via SMS

At Twilio HQ in San Francisco, “summer” is in full swing. Yes, it’s October. But, our October is everywhere else’s July. And for those Bay…Full Article

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Skipping iPhone Lines Via Text With Twilio SMS

Golden iPhones make people do crazy things. When Apple announced the iPhone 5C, some people stood in line for over a week. Others hired people…Full Article

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TwilioCon 2013 Videos Are Live: Watch Every Talk, Session and Keynote

This year’s TwilioCon covered everything from interstellar space travel, to new Twilio Picture Messaging, to Tim O’Reilly’s take on the future of communication. If you…Full Article

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The DOers of TwilioCon

At this year’s TwilioCon and TwilioCon Europe we recognized a few DOers who are changing lives for the better with communication technologies. Some DOers are…Full Article

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Painless Payments: GoCardless Makes Direct Debit Easy With Twilio

The founders of GoCardless built a college side project into a thriving business. Together, Tom Blomfield, Matt Robinson, and Hiroki Takeuchi built software to help…Full Article

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Thorn Tech Drives Leads for Sprint at NASCAR Using Twilio

Giving out a NASCAR superstar’s personal phone number is simpler than it seems. Just ask Jeff Thorn (pictured right). Jeff and his team at Thorn…Full Article

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Introducing Twilio Fund Europe Winner, OnePageCRM: Breathing Life Into The Customer Database

Last March, we opened up Twilio Fund Europe to help kickstart European companies building their business using Twilio. We were amazed by the amount of…Full Article

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TwilioCon Rewind: Meet The DOers of TwilioCon

TwilioCon is in the books, and it was an incredible couple of days. We’re constantly amazed by what you’re building with Twilio from businesses to…Full Article

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DOer Of The Month: Ross Penman

We profiled Ross Penman as DOer of the Month and featured his developer profile on the front page of the DOer Gallery. If  you’d like…Full Article

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TwilioCon Comes to Europe: Join Us in London, Tickets On Sale Now

Drumroll please… TwilioCon is coming to London! On October 21st, we’re launching the first ever TwilioCon on European soil. We’re bringing all kinds of DOers,…Full Article

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TwilioCon Day 2 Recap: Messages For Good and The Rise Of Software People

Jeff Lawson, Ethan Kurzweil and Josh Stein closed the final day of TwilioCon pointing to the rise of Software People. “There’s a developer renaissance going…Full Article

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Tim O’Reilly and Mitch Kapor Keynote Recap: Building For Good

Software People are building amazing things. Today’s TwilioCon Keynotes from Tim O’Reilly and Mitch Kapor focused on how to leverage software to spark global change.…Full Article

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TwilioCon Day 1 Recap: Here’s To The Software People

Day 1 of TwilioCon is in the books, and what a day it was. We heard new product announcements, keynotes from Jeff Pulver and Mae…Full Article

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TwilioCon 2013: Jeff Pulver and Mae Jemison Talk The Future of (Interstellar) Communications

Today’s TwilioCon Keynotes covered everything from launching new Twilio products, to the founding the first VoIP network, and interstellar communications. After Jeff Lawson’s keynote, VoIP…Full Article

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#TwilioCon Workshop Day: Developers Set Off On An 8-Bit Twilio Quest

TwilioCon Workshop Day kicked off this morning, sending DOers on an epic adventure to solve programming challenges, earn loot and bring glory to their guild.…Full Article

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TwilioCon Community Hall: Meet Our Sponsors and Partners

Take a walk down Community Hall and get to know your neighborhood TwilioCon sponsor and partner. In the Community Hall’s Partner Pavilion, you’ll meet Twilio…Full Article

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TwilioCon Hacker Olympics: The Games Are Just Days Away

Hello Hackthletes! Hacker Olympics is just days away, and we are incredibly excited to see you all there. The challenges are being kept top secret…Full Article

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TwilioCon Closing Keynote with Jeff Lawson, Ethan Kurzweil and Josh Stein

Before TwilioCon ends, Twilio founder and  CEO Jeff Lawson will host a Fireside Chat with Ethan Kurzweil and Josh Stein. They’ll cover the future of…Full Article

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Day In The Life: Being A Twilio Software Engineer

Twilio is hiring for a Software Engineer. We’re looking for a DOer who can help build critical services for the Twilio API, work directly with…Full Article

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Announcing TwilioCon Keynote Speaker Tim O’Reilly

Tim O’Reilly is a man of many hats. He’s founder, a CEO, an open source advocate, an author, and an investor. If there’s one thread…Full Article

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Jonathan Coulton Talks TwilioCon, Learning To Code and Justin Timberlake

By now you know the catchy tunes of Jonathan Coulton, and that he’s performing at this year’s TwilioCon. But, who knew that the nerd rocker…Full Article

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From Sticky Notes To SMS: 7Shifts Organizes Employee Scheduling

Maybe old notebooks and scraps of paper aren’t the best “platforms” for managing your employee schedules. Jordan Boesch (pictured right), founder of online scheduling service,…Full Article

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Announcing The Hacker Olympics At TwilioCon

We’re super excited bring the Hacker Olympics to this year’s TwilioCon! That’s right, instead of a hackathon, you’ll be battling it out for developer street…Full Article

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Announcing TwilioCon Keynote Speakers Jeff Pulver and Mitch Kapor

From defending digital rights to unlocking new avenues of communication, Jeff Pulver and Mitch Kapor changed the way we communicate today. Throughout their careers founding…Full Article

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DialDrive: A Complete Phone Platform for Web and Mobile Marketing, Powered by Twilio

Datalot’s focus is to help you execute the best customer acquisition strategy possible on both web and mobile platforms. And now you can easily set…Full Article

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Meet The Startups Featured at TwilioCon’s Startup Showcase

At this year’s TwilioCon, we’re featuring 14 startups expanding the future of communication by using Twilio in new and exciting ways. These startups from all…Full Article

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TwilioCon After Party with Nerd Rocker Jonathan Coulton

After TwilioCon, it’s time to dive into Jonathan Coulton’s world of eloquent zombies, Ikea mythology, and coding. Coulton, a fantastic folk/rock songwriter (and former software…Full Article

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Get On The Bus To Win a Free Pass to TwilioCon and BoxWorks Developer Day In SF

The deadline for applications is September 5th, 5pm PST. Apply here. Get on the bus and get into two awesome conferences. We’re teaming up with…Full Article

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Join Twilio at Parse Developer Day, September 5th in San Francisco

We’re excited to partner with Parse for their first annual conference, Parse Developer Day, in San Francisco on September 5, 2013. Twilio Devangelist, Kevin Whinnery…Full Article

Twilio Tech Talks Video: The Art Of Documentation, Empowering Users

Rob Zazueta may be new to Mashery, but he has over 15 years of development and documentation experience. Only two and a half weeks into…Full Article

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Anish Kahnzode Ships American Idol Style SMS Voting System With Twilio

Anish Kahnzode (pictured right) built an SMS based live voting system for an audience of 4,000 in less than three weeks. When he volunteered to…Full Article

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Autism Hackathon Recap: Building For A Future of Clear Communication

A few weeks ago, the Autism Hackathon sent a message: Autism doesn’t limit anyone’s ability to communicate. “The only limitation is our imagination,” says Josh…Full Article

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Announcing TwilioCon Keynote Speaker Mae Jemison: From Space Travel to Entrepreneurship

Dr. Mae Jemison was the first woman of color to travel in space; but that’s just one highlight of Mae’s incredible career. Dr. Jemison is…Full Article

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Cloud Elements Connects SendGrid and Twilio

Cloud Elements gives developers an simple platform to organize all the different awesome cloud services they use everyday from GitHub, to Twilio, to PayPal and…Full Article

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Draco Li Builds Triggio To Automate Alerts and Increase Productivity

Draco Li, an engineer at Loose Button, was tired of checking sales numbers every five minutes so he decided to build Triggio, an alert notification…Full Article

Twilio Tech Talks Video: David Weekly’s Lessons In Innovation

David Weekly learned a lot over a decade of hosting “nerd parties”, launching international co-working spaces, and founding startups. After founding PBWorks, Hacker Dojo and…Full Article

TwilioCon Announces 5 More Speakers From Zendesk, Polaris Project, ESPN, IDEO.org, and SpareFoot

Join Twilio for the third annual TwilioCon from September 17th through 19th in San Francisco. TwilioCon is a conference for software people with a focus…Full Article

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TwilioCon 2013 Announces 5 New Speakers From Coca-Cola, Lyft, OpenTable, Wix and SmartThings

TwilioCon is the conference for software people – the developers, decision makers and entrepreneurs who are building the future of communication technologies. Last week, we…Full Article

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DOer Of The Month: Ahmad Nassri

We profiled Ahmad Nassri as DOer of the Month and featured his developer profile on the front page of the DOer Gallery. If  you’d like…Full Article

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How To Draw An Owl: Painting A Mural In Minutes

What’s an office without its owl? We wanted to make our new office feel like home while honoring one of our core values – Draw…Full Article

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Autism Speaks, Let’s Listen: Josh Carter’s Autism Hackathon

This is a syndicated post by Josh Carter, Twilio Senior Support Engineer, originally published on the Autism Speaks blog. Josh details why he hacks, his…Full Article

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Announcing The 11 Startups Riding Aboard the DOer Express to the International Startup Festival

We’re incredibly excited to get back on the DOer Express and take 11 amazing companies from New York City to Montreal for the International Startup…Full Article

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Introducing Alice: New Voice, New Languages and Improved Text-to-Speech Capabilities

<Say> hello to Alice, the latest Twilio voice engine. Alice speaks 26 dialects, so you can communicate with customers, clients and callers in their own…Full Article

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A Team of Four, The Eyes of Millions: Tint Scales With Twilio

In just eight months, a tiny startup reached millions of users and landed clients like the Dallas Cowboys, NBA.com, indie-rock darlings The Lumineers and pop-star…Full Article