TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon: DialTalent, TextAngel Win Top Prizes

Amidst a sea of burrito wrappers, empty Red Bull cans and glowing computer screens, TwilioCon hackers built 47 projects in just 6 hours during last night’s TwilioCon Hackathon. Below find out what was built and who took home the top prizes. Here’s a great recap of the event, and photos are live on Facebook. Thank you to our sponsors Amazon Web Services, Box, Dropbox, Ducksboard, Google, Heroku, Mashery,… Read More

Sip from Twilio is here, Sign up for the Beta

You shared your enterprise challenges with us and expressed what you wanted, and we listened. Today we are opening beta of the latest <Sip> from Twilio capability, allowing you to cloud-enable your existing telecom infrastructure with Twilio. This new feature allows companies to connect their SIP gateways directly to the cloud, with Twilio. Therefore, companies who have heavily invested in very expensive telecom hardware can extend the… Read More

TwilioCon 2012: The 12 Keynote DOers

This morning on stage, Jeff Lawson highlighted 12 teams of people that embody the spirit of challenge and are driving the change we see in the future of communications. These DOers are launching apps that can help the deaf communicate, help people prepare for natural disasters and allow you to control physical devices via the Internet of Things. Meet these developers and entrepreneurs who are building… Read More

TwilioCon 2012: Jeff Lawson Introduces the Newest Twilio Products with Global Reach

TwilioCon 2012 kicked off today with an opening keynote from our CEO Jeff Lawson, sharing the story of where we’ve been, where we’re going and the community of DOers who make it all possible. He also announced Twilio’s latest product updates, global reach and brand new APIs for developers. We look forward to continuing our growth, powered by an incredible community of developers and DOers who… Read More

TwilioCon Gets a Wedgie, Happy Hour Tonight at Bloodhound

You can’t go wrong modelling a product after Pac Man. It’s a classic, it’s recognizable, and it’s what Jimmy Jacobson based his design on for his social polling service, Wedgies. Wedgies brings a real-time twist to social polling, and displays voting data in pie charts and bar graphs similar to designs of Pac Man and Guitar Hero. The emphasis is on making polling fun, accessible and… Read More

TwilioCon Speakers Discuss The Future of Communications, and It’s Personal

This year’s TwilioCon focuses on building the future of communications. We’re bringing together the developers and DOers who are busy creating this future to discuss what communications will look like down the road. To help map this out, we asked our  TwilioCon speakers “What is the future of communications?” One speaker predicts that in the future, we’ll be texting robots more than our friends. The other… Read More

Startups from Five Developer Communities Featured in the TwilioCon Community Hall

At TwilioCon 2012, eighteen startups from five developer communities will be joining us in the Community Hall to demo their products. We’re excited for you to get to know these great companies and see what they are building. The Community Hall will be open throughout the conference on October 17th and 18th. It’s not too late to register for TwilioCon and meet these awesome startups in… Read More

TwilioCon 2012 Hackathon: Updated Schedule, Hacker League, Judges and Prizes

With TwilioCon quickly approaching, we can hardly contain our excitement for the crazy-awesome hacks and apps you will build at the TwilioCon Hackathon. We’ve given you an overview of the Hackathon and the services that, thanks to our sponsors, will be available for you to integrate with newly released and existing Twilio products. Below you’ll find the nitty-gritty: where to sign up, the schedule, the prizes,… Read More

What Are Bag Phones and What Is The Future of Communications? TwilioCon Speakers Weigh In (Part 2)

This year’s TwilioCon focuses on building the future of communications. We’re bringing together the developers and DOers who are busy creating this future to discuss what communications will look like down the road. To help map this out, we asked our  TwilioCon speakers “What is the future of communications?” In one speaker’s ideal hack friendly future, developers will have access to open source satellites. In another… Read More