CloudPassage Increases Cloud Security With Multi-factor Authentication

One of the unfortunate truths of cloud computing is that major improvements in efficiency and scalability have come at a cost. While cloud computing has made it many times easier to start and run a business, it’s also made it many times more risky. Your business can be attacked by anyone from anywhere, and unless you can find a computer security specialist to help you out,… Read More

Twilio London Calling: Field Notes from the UK

Welcome to London Calling!  I will be writing a regular series of posts keeping you up to date with our European adventures. There is already an intrepid band of early adopters across Europe that are building the next generation of communication apps, and launching amazing companies. My mission is to get out there and meet everyone that is building something cool. If you are already using… Read More

Developer Contest: Build the Next Great Event App

Ah conference season… long days of fulfilling sessions with new ideas flowing, followed by late nights of networking, hackathons and not nearly enough sleep.  Sometimes it can be overwhelming with all the hustle, especially without the right tools to make the most of it. As a conference aficionado, we bet you have some great ideas around apps that could help harness the awesome from each event: Is there… Read More

TwilioCon 2012 Announces New Speakers, Last Day For Early Bird Tickets

TwilioCon 2012 is gathering the industry’s top innovative minds to discuss the next generation of communications. We’re already featuring some of the most ferocious entrepreneurs in the industry and excited to announce five new speakers. We are looking for developers, entrepreneurs and leaders to share their story at TwilioCon. Speaker Submissions end tomorrow, July 31st at 11:59pm PST. Join us in San Francisco, October 16 through… Read More

Windows Azure Contest: and Take Top Prizes

In July, Windows Azure launched with a fresh new look and awesome features. To celebrate, we teamed up to host a developer contest asking you to build something great. The submissions were incredible with great products and apps showcasing Twilio capabilities hosted on the Windows Azure cloud. After much deliberation, we picked the first place and runner up for the contest with taking home the… Read More

Twilio SMS Quickstart Screencasts: SMS Conversations and Messages within a Call

Today we are releasing the final two screencasts in the SMS Quickstart Tutorials. These series provide an easy, visual way to get started with Twilio. In the first screencast below you will learn how to track an SMS conversation, allowing you to build some amazing interactive applications. The second screencast below walks you through building a voice application that can send an SMS message from within… Read More

Make Calls Via Your Twitter Handle with Socialistr App

Kofi Bosque-Hamilton thought Twitter lacked a personal voice. So, he brought voice to Twitter–literally. Kofi, a senior developer at Oxfam America, made Socialistr, an app that allows you to make calls from one Twitter handle to another. Kofi seeks to unite social media users in a more personal way, allowing them to use their own voices to interact. Socialistr is built on a Ruby, Python and… Read More

Pusher and Twilio: Making Realtime Functionality Easy

Phil Leggetter is a Developer Evangelist at Pusher, a real-time web hosted service for adding live interactive content to web and mobile apps. He’s been developing and using realtime web technologies for over 10 years. Pusher is one of our favorite APIs and we recently ran into Phil at a telephony meetup in San Francisco where he demoed a very cool Twilio and Pusher hack.  We… Read More

Netsuite COO Jim McGeever Joins Twilio’s Board Of Directors

We are pleased to welcome Jim McGeever, Netsuite COO, to Twilio’s Board of Directors and look forward to tapping into Jim’s knowledge and expertise from his previous cloud-based and financial focus. As CFO at Netsuite, Jim was instrumental in growing Netsuite and expanding their business into multiple countries. In 2010, Jim transitioned from CFO to become COO of Netsuite. He brings a wealth of experience in… Read More