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Inside Jaguar Land Rover's three-day developer hackathon (pictures)

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.

9 Images By July 20, 2015


How smartphones offer Syrian refugees a lifeline

Startups and nonprofit organizations are offering high-tech assistance to the hyper-connected wave of Syrian refugees.

By November 27, 2015


Super Mario Maker getting major update, introducing checkpoints and more

Watch a video and see some screenshots for all the new features and functionality coming to the Wii U game next week.

By October 26, 2015


Microsoft expanding virtual-reality ambitions with Google Cardboard rival?

Company reportedly promises do-it-yourself headset kits to programmers at an upcoming Russian hackathon, to nudge them into testing ideas for virtual-reality apps.

By September 28, 2015


Chasing the Silicon Valley dream is harder than you'd think

The CNET News team ventured out this summer to see how the world's innovation hot spots compared with the San Francisco Bay Area. Here's what we learned during Road Trip 2015.

By September 27, 2015


Ford gives app developers a data advantage with Sync 3 AppLink

At its developer conference in San Francisco this weekend, Ford introduces app developers to its new Sync 3 graphical interface, along with a host of usable data generated by its cars.

By September 18, 2015


Obama pledges $160M to develop 'Smart Cities' apps

The Obama administration earmarks $160 million to help entrepreneurs, civic leaders and nonprofits work together to develop apps to tackle issues like traffic congestion and crime.

By September 14, 2015


GE hosts hackathon to help spur innovation

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

By February 10, 2014


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


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