Bargain Hunter: Catch That Amazon Deal with Twilio


I love a bargain! And who doesn’t? Every time I buy anything online I find myself looking out for vouchers, promo-codes, or even cheaper prices on other sites. Nine times out of ten I end up buying what I want from Amazon for convenience and it’s normally cheaper anyway. But buying from Amazon and not trying to get the best deals out there seems a bit… Read More

Amazon Web Services

Ask-a-Human by Eugene Osovetsky By combining Twilio with Amazon Mechanical Turk, Ask-a-Human allows anyone with a caller-ID-enabled phone to call a toll-free number, submit the question, and then get called back with the answer.  Ask-a-Human uses two incoming Twilio numbers (a toll-free one for the question submitters, and a toll one for the Mechanical Turk answer submitters). The application is written on ASP.NET, and is completely… Read More

Announcing TWO Winners for Last Week's Amazon Web Services + Twilio Contest

Winner #1: Email Center Pro Voice Alerts by Evan Coonrod Voice Alerts is a new feature in Email Center Pro that gives you a phone call when new email matching certain criteria arrives in your Email Center Pro account. It reads a list of matching conversations, and allows you to select a conversation to have it read to you. This is great for people who use… Read More

Twilio Teams up with Amazon Web Services for This Week's Netbook Contest Category: AWS

This week, in addition to our usual prize of a Dell mini Netbook, we’re teaming up with Amazon Web Services and they will be awarding the winner of this week’s Twilio Netbook Contest category $250 of AWS credits. The category for submissions is wide open this week, our only requirement is that you build something with Twilio that uses Amazon Web Services and submit by midnight… Read More Embraces SaaS, Uses Twilio for Click-to-Call

Over at the QuickSchools blog, Fariza Amir just wrote a substantial post on how the company is embracing SaaS.  This focus on Sofware as a Service is aligned with their proud claim to be the first fully online school management system. Among the service providers they are using to achieve this goal, they list Twilio and Basecamp.  Here’s a quote from their blog, describing how they’ve… Read More

That's a Wrap! Under the Radar Conference in Review

Last Friday, Twilio presented to an audience of entrepreneurs, upstarts, startups, and venture capitalists in Palo Alto, at Under the Radar.  Jeff, our fearless leader, took the stage to present to a panel of judges. What people are saying: “I also moderated a session with four application development companies. I liked best Twilio, which pitched its super-simple solution for creating voice/touchtone apps that run over phones… Read More