New Twilio Contest Category: Holiday Retail

The winner of last week’s contest will be announced shortly, but we want to give you as much time as possible to build submission’s for this week’s contest – Holiday Retail. Guess what?  Our economy is elastic!  Especially during the holidays, all aspects of retail businesses become elastic… demand swells as retailers rack up a huge percent of their annual sales leading up to Christmas Eve. … Read More

New Contest Category: Twilio Conferencing

Earlier today, we announced the release of the latest Twilio feature: Simple Conferencing.  We are also making conferencing the focus of this week’s Twilio developer contest, and challenge you to use conferencing in a Twilio application for your chance to win a sexy little Dell Netbook. How the Developer Challenge Works Each week, we choose a category for developers to focus on when creating their contest… Read More

Announcing Ridiculously Simple Conference Calling

We’re excited to announce the release of a new Twilio feature: Simple Conferencing!  With the addition of <Conference>, you can bridge together multiple inbound or outbound calls, opening all new possibilities. Sick of those crappy conference lines?  The ones that that require you to enter your conference id, participant pin, access code, weight in kilograms and pi to fourteen digits before you can get to chatting?  Now… Read More

5 Cities Added to the Twilio Startup Weekend Challenge

Last week we watched as several Startup Weekend teams worked hard to integrate Twilio into their projects for the chance to win their local Startup Weekend event, and become eligible to win the Twilio Startup Weekend Challenge and score Dell Netbooks for the entire team. We originally included 10 cities in the contest, but are excited to announce we have added 5 more to up the… Read More

Ringerous is Twilio-Powered Voice Blogging for Posterous

Last week, we blogged about a new WordPress plugin for making voice posts to your blog by phone (powered by Twilio).  In the same vein, over the weekend we heard about Ringerous, a new Twilio app created by Greg Tracy that utilizes Twilio to make voice posts to blogging service Posterous. The service is dead simple, just configure your account with your phone and make a… Read More

Click-to-Call for Salesforce with Appirio's Twilioforce

As you may have read, we’re co-sponsoring a developer contest with Appirio between now and November 19th, challenging you to come up with Twilio apps for Salesforce.  To help with the process, the team over at Appirio created a click-to-call demo to show you how easy it is to use the Twilioforce library in Salesforce. Check out this demo and download the Twilioforce source code to… Read More

Twilio & Digitrad Present at PariSoma

Last night we headed into SOMA to present Twilio to the French American Chamber of Commerce and telecommunications enthusiasts from around the Bay Area at the PariSoma co-working space.  The topic was the Future of Telecommunications, and we enjoyed a wine tasting of French wines from International Vineyards poured by Raphael Knapp. Here is a snippet of Evan’s presentation of Twilio we captured using Qik (please… Read More