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Simple and Safe Banking with SMS

April 24, 2015 Published by //

As competition for customers heats up across many different industries, user experience becomes more important than ever. What once might have been considered an innovative feature might now be considered table stakes. While smartphone apps have taken off and become a primary customer interface for retail banking, there are still some areas where SMS shines […] Read more »

Announcing the Nexmo Numbers (CRM Edition) Contest Winner

April 17, 2015 Published by //

A few weeks ago, we launched a series of developer contests on Challenge Post focused on integrating our two number APIs, Verify and Number Insight, with other platforms. Our first challenge was CRM platforms, services like Salesforce or open source projects like SugarCRM. We’re happy to announce the winner was Jed Wood’s Highrise Insights, an […] Read more »

Nexmo at the Capital One Hackathon

April 10, 2015 Published by //

A few weeks ago we hung out with some financial hackers – no, not that kind of hacker, the good kind – at the Capital One People & Money hackathon. There were so many projects, we doubled up and gave two teams our Most Creative Use prize, and another two teams our Best Use Prize. Read more »

Introducing Nexmo Chat App API

April 7, 2015 Published by //

Today, we introduced an exciting and innovative new product that we have been developing over the past few months — the Nexmo Chat App API. The vision we have for the API is to enable brands to engage their customers on a genuine and intimate basis via global chat apps like WeChat, WhatsApp, Line, Facebook […] Read more »

How The Best Gaming Companies Are Using SMS

April 1, 2015 Published by //

SMS in gaming SMS technology is widespread and has been around for decades. With the majority of the world’s population carrying a mobile device in their pocket, almost everyone has the ability to receive an SMS message. Because of this, major web and social media companies are using SMS as their multi-factor authentication tool of […] Read more »