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Twilio acquires Kurento and launches Voice Insights for monitoring WebRTC performance

Twilio, which is currently hosting the European version of its Signal conference in London, today announced its first acquisition after its successful IPO in June. This one is a bit complicated, but bear with me. Twilio is acquiring the proprietary WebRTC media processing technologies developed by the same team that also originally built the Kurento open source WebRTC media server. Twilio is hiring the team and …

Twilio study: most consumers now want to use messaging to interact with businesses

Twilio, the developer-centric communications platform that successfully IPOed earlier this year, published a new study today about how consumers want to use tech to talk to businesses and brands. The study, which the market research firm Vanson Bourne performed for Twilio by surveying 6,000 consumers in Europe, Asia and North America, shows that nine out of ten consumers would like to be able to use messaging …

Twilio’s IPO and the rise of the next 100M developers

Twilio recently exceeded expectations with an IPO that priced them at over $1 billion. For some, this proves that developers are the future of business. While they are certainly an indispensable asset, as more and more businesses turn to the cloud, what about the rest of us? What about the admins and the marketers and those who are equally important to a business but don’t …