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eBuddy brings awesome group messaging to your phone

Published #mobile, #messaging, #iphone, #web

Are you using SMS mostly to chat with other people on your mobile phone? Well, there's a better way: ebuddy.com's XMS. Here I get a look at this Amsterdam-based company (we visited on a Saturday, so founder/CEO Jan-Joost Rueb had his daughter with him). Use it to message with groups, but it does a lot more than SMS and here you see what it does. Get it at http://www.ebuddy.com/

Geeky time (for developers only): Iron.io scales your apps with hosted message and worker queues

IronWorker from http://www.iron.io is a platform for scaling web applications. It is a massively parallel worker platform. Write your own workers and then run thousands of tasks in parallel to do things like crawl the web, process big data, send out mass notifications, and more. Here I meet with the team and get geeky.