Twilio turns on global SMS service

Twilio, a cloud communication platform, is finally offering its most requested feature: global SMS support. Now, developers will be able to enable their apps and services to send and receive SMS text messages from the U.S. and Canada to more than 150 countries around the world.

Twilio raises $17M to expand communications platform worldwide

Twilio, a cloud communication platform powering a wide array of apps, is capping off a huge year of growth with $17 million in Series funding from existing investors Union Square Ventures and Bessemer Ventures. The new money will be used to continue Twilio’s worldwide expansion.

Need a VoIP Cloud? Just Whistle & Roll Your Own

If there’s a cloud for compute, for storage and any other variation under the sun why shouldn’t there be a VoIP cloud to deliver telephony over the Internet? With the launch of Whistle, the 2600 Hertz Project will make building a VoIP cloud cheaper and easier.

Got a Twilio-based App? Get Some Investment Dollars

Twilio, a web-based VoIP development platform, is going to get a boost, thanks to one of its investors: Dave McClure and his fund, 500 Startups. Twilio, a San Franciso-based startup, allows web-app developers to add voice-related functionality to their web apps.

Voxeo Gobbles Up Teleku

Voxeo Corp, the Orlando, Florida-based IP telephony company behind Tropo web-and-telephony cloud-based development platform is acquiring a smaller competitor for an undisclosed amount of money. Teleku. Together, Tropo and Teleku will compete with the startups such as Twilio for the cloud based web-telephony platform business