Twilio API Now Available Through Windows Azure Mobile Services Platform

joined forces with Microsoft to provide developers with Twilio Voice and SMS through the Windows Azure platform. Today we’re expanding this relationship to include availability on Windows Azure Mobile Services Platform, which enables developers to quickly build Windows 8 and iOS mobile applications connected to a cloud based backend. We’ve already seen users build incredible apps powered by Twilio and Windows Azure, and we’re very excited… Read More

Precision Polling Offers Fast, Accessible Polls with Twilio’s API

Shortly after the 2008 presidential election, Gaurav Oberoi, a technologist and successful entrepreneur, agreed to do some research for a friend who was launching a new political consulting firm and wanted to conduct low-cost automated polls. To his surprise, Oberoi discovered the options were limited. The services that existed required expensive setup fees and had limited functionality. “All of the software was about a decade old,”… Read More

TrialX: Unlocking Clinical Trials with Twilio API

For patients coming to terms with a new diagnosis or a reoccurrence of their disease, clinical trials represent a rare form of hope. For doctors, clinical trials are a critical stop on the road to a cure. But for years, matching patients with clinical trials of new treatments currently under investigation has been an exercise in futility. Trial investigators usually have to rely on file cabinets… Read More

Tech Entrepreneur Rises from Dotcom Ashes with CRM Software and Twilio


Thirteen years ago serial entrepreneur Richard Keith Latman made headlines around the country when Microworkz, his Seattle-based startup, was nearly crushed by an avalanche of orders for its low-priced PCs and free Internet service. Amid mounting lawsuits and Better Business Bureau complaints, Latman found himself out of job. To support his family, he began selling cars. Working for car dealers gave him the idea that would… Read More

Business Owners: Reach Your Customers Instantly With Textingly

Textingly is a text message marketing service that helps small businesses send text messages to their customers via the web. Textingly handles message delivery on both outbound and inbound text messages, contact list management, and reporting. It is all opt-in and consumers scan start, pause, or stop the messages at any time. We caught up with Greg Reitman, Director of Marketing at Textingly, to learn how they… Read More

Find Out Who Has a Crush On You With CrushGram

This is a guest post by Henry Tsai, co-founder of CrushGram. “Crush grams” generally happen around Valentine’s Day when college students send anonymous messages written on Crush soda bottles to their crushes. We decided to bring back this tradition from our college days to the web with CrushGram. At first, we wanted to do CrushGram by snail mail, but it was simply too slow. So we… Read More

Build Your Own Call Forwarding System Using Twilio Twimlets

In this how to, we show you how to build your own call forwarding system by using Twimlets to implement a call transferring functionality where you can give out one phone number (your Twilio number), so that when someone dials that number, Twilio will ring multiple phones and connect the call to the first person to pick-up and accept the call. In case no one picks… Read More

Canappi Helps Developers Build Converged Mobile Apps

Two weeks ago, Canappi launched the 1.0 version of their mobile app development platform, and they’re rolling out connections to leading APIs. We’re honored to announce that Twilio has been selected as the first among these API connections to be integrated into the platform. Canappi for Twilio Developers – Voice & SMS in 20 Minutes Using the Canappi Twilio API connector, developers can build iPhone applications… Read More