Liz Gannes

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SendGrid Sends 22B Emails for Spotify, Foursquare, Airbnb and Others

SendGrid, the popular email delivery service that sends personalized notifications and confirmations for social applications like Foursquare, said this week it has sent 20 billion emails since launching in late 2009. Actually, make that 22 billion, according to the live count on its Web site. SendGrid’s 30,000 customers include Spotify, Airbnb, Twilio, SlideShare, Gowalla and Path.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik