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Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

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.

By June 21, 2015

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GE hosts hackathon to help spur innovation

The result? In-sink dishwashers, beer-dispensing refrigerators, and even mind-controlled microwaves.

By February 10, 2014

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Salesforce crowns second hackathon king after criticism

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.

By December 2, 2013

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Microsoft launches program to hire people with autism

Software giant announces a pilot program to hire people with autism for full-time positions at its headquarters.

By April 6, 2015

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Hackathon puts immigration reform in the spotlight

Teams consult with Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, and other Silicon Valley visionaries at the FWD.us DREAMer Hackathon.

By November 21, 2013

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FWD.us hosts hackathon for immigration reform (pictures)

FWD.us founders including Mark Zuckerberg, Reid Hoffman, and Drew Houston mentor coders building advocacy tools for immigration reform.

13 Images By November 21, 2013

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Call to action kicks off second Aaron Swartz hackathon

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.

By November 9, 2013

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Google to host hackathon for the 'next phase' of Google Glass

The tech giant invites developers to give its upcoming Glassware Development Kit a whirl.

By November 6, 2013

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Create beautiful poetry with strangers and friends with HaikuJAM

A new social app is about the shared experience of creating something beautiful from the heart.

By March 18, 2015

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Police launch blurry YouTube channel for bodycam footage

Technically Incorrect: Seattle police, taking part in a pilot program to test the use of bodycams, creates a YouTube channel to release the footage. But it's heavily redacted.

By March 1, 2015