Improve Your Memory with Simolio – Steve Castle Wins a Netbook!

Twilio’s usefulness in the business context is simple: save money on the core telephony activities you engage in for business every day with a Twilio-powered PBX, IVR, answering service, call routing or other solution – at a fraction of the cost. While we’ve got many customers using Twilio in their businesses, we thought it would be fun to lighten things up a bit so last week… Read More

Google Voice Launch Imminent: Witnessing A Milestone in Telephony

by Evan Cooke, Twilio Co-Founder & CTO This week is a big week for telephony.  After years of development, Google Voice is preparing to launch to the general public. The launch is a milestone, in many respects: It demonstrates that there is still innovation in the phone 130 years after the first telephone call. It illustrates the benefits of tight integration between the web and the… Read More

Alex Polvi Wins Twilio Netbook Contest Week #5 – Open Source It!

Congratulations to Alex Polvi, winner of this week’s Netbook Contest in the Open Source It category! Alex built Twilio + Nagios, an open sourced tool that integrates Twilio with the popular monitoring tool Nagios, which notifies webmasters when site and web services go down. How Twilio + Nagios Works As Alex describes on Github: When nagios determines it is the time to send a notification it… Read More

Ahoy Hoy Seattle! Join Twilio at nPost Networking Tomorrow Night @ Columbia City Theater

Come say hello, grab some Twilio stickers, and hang out with us tomorrow starting at 6pm at the nPost Startup Networkig & Demo event, at the Columbia City Theater.  Not only will you get to hear from our CEO Jeff Lawson; come check out presenting startups including: Mpire, Gist, eVenues, and ViaFo. The event is organized by Nathan Kaiser, who writes the popular Pacific Northwest startup… Read More

Magic Call Button Launches Simple Click-to-Call Service Using Twilio

Have you ever wished for a way to add a branded “call now” or other click-to-call button to your website, blog, or email? Today, Twilio customer Tradewinds Advertising announced a new product: Magic Call Button.  Magic Call Button pairs branded click-to-call buttons and web forms to add a clear call to action to website quickly and easily. From their press release today, some impressive numbers reveal… Read More

Evan Cooke Codes Up Twiliobot for Google Wave Hack-a-thon

A couple weeks ago, Jeff and Evan represented Twilio in the Google App Engine pod at Google I/O. Their mission was to talk with developers, and share ideas for using Twilio with Google App Engine to build powerful voice applications. Two surprises (free Gphone! Google Wave launch!) and one Hack-a-thon later, twiliobot was up and running. Twiliobot for Google Wave in Action Guest Post at… Read More