In Context

The next-generation communications blog from Nexmo


Dodging Balls and Giving Back

March 30, 2015 Published by // //

Last Sunday, March 22nd, the SOMA Rec Center in San Francisco hosted the 2015 GitHub Dodgeball Tournament. Over the last 4 years, GitHub has organized an annual tourney bringing together various startups from around the Bay Area to raise funds in favor of different charities. This year, each team donated $3,000 to Build, the Second […]
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Nexmo Does SXSW

March 23, 2015 Published by // //

Last week I attended South by Southwest (SXSW) in Austin, TX. Having never been to SXSW before, I had no idea what to expect but I heard time and time again that SXSW is “awesome.” For those who’ve never been to SXSW, it’s broken up in to an interactive section, a music section and a […]
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The Future of Mobile Messaging: An interview with Joshua Stern, CEO of Telerivet

March 19, 2015 Published by // // //

SMS has become the most reliable way for organizations to communicate with their employees and customers. Yet, for many organizations — especially non-profits and small businesses — integrating professional mobile messaging in a meaningful way often proves prohibitively expensive, technical, or unmanageable. Telerivet eliminates these barriers by enabling organizations to effortlessly implement robust, cost-effective, two-way […]
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Why should you Verify users?

March 13, 2015 Published by // //

User identity and what it means for businesses has dramatically changed over the last two decades of the Internet economy. Web 1.0, or the Internet as it was in the mid 90s, had no concept of identity. Businesses only cared about visits to websites and often put a number of visits counter on them. The […]
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How to Build SMS 2FA That Won’t Scare Away Your Users

March 5, 2015 Published by // //

As the hackings of high-profile companies, such as Apple or Snapchat have shown, security is more important than ever for applications of all sizes. Many businesses, including the aforementioned companies, are turning to SMS-based authentication and number verification in order to secure their platforms and protect their users. Two-factor authentication, or 2FA, works by combining multiple […]
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