Twilio Talks UK Ridesharing In London with DriveNow, GoCarShare, and More

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Everything is on-demand. Tech savvy people are switching from owning cars, apartments, and parking spaces to renting them. The ride-sharing and car-sharing industry has massively changed from this cultural switch. Twilio is helping power on-demand services for companies like DriveNow, Lyft, and Uber. Last month at our London HQ, the car-sharing, car-pooling, taxi and automotive industry came together for the inaugural Twilio Talks on Modern Urban… Read More

Find Team Twilio At Dreamforce 2015

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It’s that time of year again. The Moscone Center puts on its Salesforce attire, donning a two story window banner.  SOMA is chock full of conference-goers, buzzing from talk to talk. We’ll be there, on scene for all of it. The big kahuna, Dreamforce, is just around the corner and we have a jam packed schedule. There are partner talks, keynotes, the StartUp Summit, the 1%… Read More

Signal Conference: Join The Conversation Again May 24-25th

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The Signal Experience The patron saint of coffee spoke to me on my first day at Signal, and I knew the conference would be different from the others I’ve been to and the others I’ve worked at. The first thing I saw at the inaugural Signal Conference was the coffee cart. Anyone who goes to a lot of conferences knows the coffee cart is more than… Read More

Building Beacon: How One Team Built A 25 Foot Interactive Chandelier at Signal

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A text message is a powerful tool. The folks at GMunk and VT Pro Design wanted to show each and every person that came to Twilio’s Signal Conference just how much a single text can do. At Signal, GMunk showed off Twilio Beacon, a giant interactive chandelier that changes color based on the mood of your text. For example, if you hadn’t had your coffee yet… Read More

Scaling For The White House: Wedgies Powers The State of The Union Polling

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There’s an old saying “Opportunity knocks but once.” Nowadays, opportunity ditched the whole knocking thing and prefers to send emails via a contact form field on your website. At least, that was the case for Porter Haney and Jimmy Jacobson of Wedgies, a real-time social polling platform. When The White House needed a polling platform for the 44th State of the Union Address, they reached out… Read More

Signal Conference Videos Are Live: Catch Every Talk From Every Track, Plus Keynotes

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SIGNAL came and went, but the videos last forever. The inaugural SIGNAL conference started with a bang. Jeff Lawson announced a slew of new products to give developers the tools they need to continue changing the world with software communications. Then we heard from the people leading the charge in software communications like Werner Vogels, Evan Cooke of U.S Digital Services, Craig Walker and more. The… Read More

Hackpacks Shine at Signal

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A few weeks ago we welcomed the Twilio community to Fort Mason Festival Pavilion for Signal. One of our favorite parts of the show was watching what developers built with the swag we provided. As part of celebrating developers everywhere we gave each attendee a very special backpack nicknamed the “hackpack”. The hackpack includes a littleBits-powered 8×8 LED matrix that lights up a small square on… Read More