Participate in Our Mini Contest This Week – Make a Screencast

It took a little while for us to announce the contest winners from last week’s Twilio + Twitter mashup challenge.  So this week, instead of picking a category of applications and leaving you with just over 72 hours to write up the code, we’re giving this week’s contest a twist. If you’ve been reading our blog and surfing our website, you might have noticed that we’re… Read More

Twitter Mashups: WSDOT, Music Monday, Group Call

We ran the Twilio + Twitter mashup category for two weeks and awarded three winners, and can't wait to feature many more submissions from this extremely popular category. Week #1 – WSDOT Twitter Voice Reports by Wayne Dyck read more on our blog If you are a Twitter user, you can receive automated voice calls for wait times at Washington State Ferries terminals and northbound Canadian… Read More

TWO Winners for Last Week's Twilio + Twitter Mashup Contest

Update: You might have noticed we haven’t announced a contest category for this week yet… stay tuned, we are going to have a “mini category” for now through Sunday. For the past two weeks, we’ve challenged Twilio developers to mash up Twilio and Twitter to see how people will combine the real-time web and cloud communications.  Last week, the prize went to Wayne Dyck at the… Read More

Special Offer for Y Combinator Companies

At the beginning of 2010 a batch of new startups are getting underway in the Y Combinator program and we’d love to see them using Twilio. Last May we made an offer to Y Combinator companies to credit their Twilio accounts with $133.70 to use towards building their business, and we’re doing it again now.  If you’re a Y Combinator company and you’d like to claim… Read More

Exploring the Power of Voice in Blogging at Wordcamp Boston

This past weekend we headed to Boston to hang out at Microsoft Research (lovingly called the NERD Center, for New England Research and Development) on the M.I.T. campus at Wordcamp Boston, and meet the passionate people gathering to learn and share their skills around WordPress. WordPress is a powerful content management and blogging platform created by Automattic, with a highly active developer community focused on improving… Read More

Twilio Talks Cloud Telephony for the Enterprise at ITEXPO

This week, we’re in Miami Beach for the annual Internet Telephony Expo & Conference, where we’re meeting with and learning from individuals in the telecommunications industry.  This year, the addition of the Cloud Communications Summit has made it more relevant than ever before for companies like Twilio to participate in discussions around the future of telecommunications. We’re passionate about helping our customers in improving business processes,… Read More

Voice 3.0 Companies Are Hot – ITEXPO Contest for Voice Apps

If you’ve been following the Twilio blog, you know that just recently we announced two Twilio customers, and Say Hired, were selected by a panel of judges on the board of ITExpo to present at StartupCamp Telephony in Miami on Thursday of this week. We’ve got yet ANOTHER contest for you – and this is one that every Twilio customer who has built a voice-enabled… Read More

WSDOT Twitter Voice Reports Win Netbook Contest for Twitter Mashups

This past week, we challenged Twilio developers to build mashups with Twitter to voice enable the social web for the chance to win a Dell mini Netbook in our weekly contest.  Among the fun, creative, and useful submissions one application developed by Wayne Dyck at the Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) stood out as truly groundbreaking. UPDATE: The Twitter + Twilio category was so popular,… Read More

Startup Weekend Contest Winner: InstantLoop

Through November and December of 2009, we challenged developers in 10 cities worldwide to include Twilio’s API in their projects for the chance to win Netbooks for their entire team.  We’re excited to announce Voicify, which was recently rebranded as Instant Loop for their beta launch this week, as the winner of our the Twilio Startup Weekend Challenge. Congratulations to the Instant Loop team members: Michael… Read More