LinkedIn Labs Releases TextIn – Internal Hackathon Winner

LinkedIn‘s latest internal hackathon winner is TextIn, which was developed by Sudeep Yegnashankaran and released as part of LinkedIn Labs portal this morning.  The app uses Twilio SMS to enable any mobile phone user to search, invite, and update LinkedIn from their mobile phone with a simple text message. Sudeep originally cofounded CardMunch, a service that was acquired by LinkedIn earlier this year, and since then he’s been cooking up new… Read More

Twilio Dashboard Updated: Search Your Phone Numbers

Over the weekend we quietly rolled out the most recent in a series of improvements to the Twilio account dashboard tools, which are what you’ll see when logged in to you Twilio account.  The new interface makes it easy to search through the Twilio phone numbers you own, based on digits, description, or the URL set for the voice or SMS application connected to a number…. Read More

Startup Weekend LA Winner Zaarly Announces Funding, Launch Plans

It was only 3 weeks ago that Startup Weekend Los Angeles took place at the Coloft, an awesome coworking space that is home to many startups.  This event, which Twilio proudly sponsors, helps entrepreneurs go from idea to execution in just 54 hours and was the birthplace of Zaarly, which announced today it has raised a $1 million round of funding from a notable list angel… Read More

Announcing the OpenVBX iPhone App for Users on the Go

Last year, Twilio released OpenVBX to help developers build rich web-based voice communications applications. Today, we’re happy to announce an open-source iPhone app to accompany OpenVBX for mobile users on the go. Use OpenVBX for the iPhone to enjoy the same great features as the web app, on the go! Listen to voice mail across all your inboxes, assign message to your coworkers, and return calls and… Read More

Can I Port a Phone Number From Google Voice to Twilio?

Yes! At Twilio, we believe in phone number portability, and you can port most mobile and landline phone numbers into Twilio, and port any number out of Twilio to another provider if you need to.  We support porting for both U.S. local and toll free numbers, and we look forward to support international in the future. Most importantly, it’s free to port as many numbers as… Read More

Twilio Powered Betwext Keeps 700+ Attendees Updated at Wordcamp Phoenix

How do event organizers reach out to hundreds of conference attendees to keep them updated throughout the day about the schedule, wifi, and myriad details that make an event successful? Jonathan Kressaty is banking on Betwext, a service he built on top of Twilio to help event coordinators send scheduled text messages to their guests.  Even better, Betwext imports all your Eventbrite attendees as subscribers, so you… Read More

Win a Trip to Miami – Present Your Twilio-Powered Startup at Startup Camp 3 ITEXPO

We’re passionate about helping entrepreneurs.  Programs we support, like Startup Weekend and Twilio Fund, are geared towards helping entrepreneurs learn about building businesses, finding customers, getting access to capital and much more.  In that same vein, our blog is often used to give more visibility to the cool project, products, and companies being built on Twilio. Twilio Wants to Send You to Miami Beach We’re excited… Read More

2010 in Review – Inspiration from the Twilio Developer Community

2010 has been an incredible year for the Twilio developer community.  The Twilio voice and SMS APIs have been used in thousands of integrations, applications, non-profits, and startups. Looking Back on 2010 To honor the achievements of 2010, and remind you of some of the highlights, we’re featuring Twilio developers and what they’ve built on Twitter in a countdown to the New Year. Follow along with… Read More