The competition was to create an app for the company's in-car system, with the winner earning its makers £3,000 and being showcased at CES, before being rolled out to cars.
The result? In-sink dishwashers, beer-dispensing refrigerators, and even mind-controlled microwaves.
On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.
After allegations circulated that Salesforce paid $1 million to a team of developers in a rigged competition, the software company declares a second million-dollar winner.
Teams consult with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and other Silicon Valley visionaries at the FWD.us DREAMer Hackathon.
FWD.us founders including Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, and Drew Houston mentor coders building advocacy tools for immigration reform.
The EFF's legal director delivers harsh words for Google and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to fire up the crowd at the start of an Aaron Swartz memorial hackathon in San Francisco.
The tech giant invites developers to give its upcoming Glassware Development Kit a whirl.
Software giant announces a pilot program to hire people with autism for full-time positions at its headquarters.
A new social app is about the shared experience of creating something beautiful from the heart.