42 Results for



Google Glass hackathons coming up in SF and NY

The tech giant is throwing two events to let developers have an "early look at Glass" and become familiar with the wearable platform's software.

By Jan. 15, 2013


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 Nov. 6, 2013


Facebook and Gates Foundation join forces to promote education

After a successful education-focused hackathon last year, the two tech giants are expanding the program with two events, female teams, and prizes for the best ed tech apps.

By Apr. 2, 2013


Sole female, minor coder wins hackathon with anti-spoiler app

17-year-old Jen Lamere won the grand prize for a Chrome app in her first solo coding competition.

By May. 8, 2013


Facebook launches photo comments

The social network has begun the global rollout of a new feature for attaching photos in comment threads.

By Jun. 19, 2013


Hacking for autism: Apps to help everyone on the spectrum

Developers gather at a weekend hackathon to use natural language processing, Kinect tech, Google Glass, and big data to help people with autism live a more self-sufficient life.

By Jul. 22, 2013


Bill Gates pitches in for online education resource Graphite

The Microsoft chairman and longtime donor to educational causes partners with Common Sense Media to launch a Web site that offers free apps, games, and curricula to teachers.

By Aug. 20, 2013


Facebook hackathon shows off the Zuckerbergs of tomorrow

Stanford University and UC Berkeley students are partying tonight at the social network's headquarters -- coder style.

By Oct. 12, 2012


How to create a business in 48 hours

Hackathons are becoming the birthplace for many successful startups.

By Mar. 9, 2012


Samsung delays first Tizen phone to fourth quarter

The debut phone using the upstart Tizen operating system was originally slated to launch in July or August, but has been pushed back to the last quarter of the year.

By Jul. 3, 2013