Hackathons

GirlCode to launch Digital Academy, incubator programme

Zandile Keebine, founder of GirlCode.<p>Non-profit organisation GirlCode has introduced a series of new initiatives and programmes aimed at using tech …

Innovation

Election night hackathon supports civic engagement

On November 7, 2017, members of the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) community came together for the annual Election Night Hackathon held in …

Open Source Movement

Decentralisation, Decapitalisation, Disintermediation - Peerism, Blockchain

Nathan Waters is the founder of Peerism, a blockchain-based economic protocol which aims to solve job automation and wealth inequality via skill …

Technology

Liberal Democrat Newswire #107

Dear Friend,<p>Christmas is nearly here, so this time in <i>Lib Dem Newswire</i> you'll not only find some gift suggestions but also, ready for your new year …

Vince Cable

Registrations open for drone hackathon

Registrations of participants for Hackadrone 2018, India's first UAV hackathon, have opened.<p>It is open to developers, start-ups, tech students and …

Drones

Blockchain App that pays households to cut energy use wins Future Cities Hackathon

PRESS RELEASE<p><b>Sydney, Australia (6 December) 2017 –</b> An app that rewards homes and businesses for reducing their energy use is the winner of the second …

Schneider Electric

Amazon’s Alexa going live in Canada

Alexa, the cloud-based, voice-activated digital assistant developed by Amazon, is finally going live in Canada.<p>Amazon Canada on Tuesday begins …

Business (Canada)

Quick Insurance wins the Disrupt Berlin 2017 Hackathon Grand Prize

It’s been a long night at Arena Berlin. The building hosted a very special competition — the Disrupt Berlin Hackathon.<p>Hundreds of engineers and designers got together to come up with something cool, something neat, something awesome. The only condition was that they only had 24 hours to work on …

Startups

Altrui.st wants to use cryptohacks to provide basic minimum income

Altrui.st wants to give web sites a way to use their visitors’ unused processing power for good.<p>“Poverty is the most pressing issues we face as a species, so we came up with an idea… we are going to give money away,” said Atltrui.st co-developer Dani Guardiola onstage at our Disrupt Berlin …

Deutsche Bank

Unicorn Battle uses buzzwords to determine a startup’s ‘unicornibility’

When startup founders pitch at a TechCrunch event, they usually don’t just get on-stage and starting shouting out buzzwords.<p>Today, however, one of the teams at the Disrupt Berlin hackathon really did begin their presentation by rattling off words and phrases like “Internet of Things!” and …

Startups

Parking Insider is a mobile wallet dedicated to helping you avoid parking tickets

Parking Insider is smart app with a mobile wallet expressly dedicated to enabling its users to quickly and seamlessly pay for parking spots — by the minute.<p>The app — cobbled together last night at TechCrunch Berlin’s 24-your hackathon — also invites users to earn free minutes of parking by snapping …

Technology

Watch the Disrupt Berlin Hackathon LIVE right here!

They’ve worked through the night. They’ve toiled over their computers, powered by energy drinks and beer, to build something brand new in a matter of 24 hours. And now, the fruits of their labor are coming to you live.<p>This is the Disrupt Berlin 2017 Hackathon, and it kicks off TechCrunch’s fifth …

Startups

Medical innovation seminar brings global perspective to annual health++ hackathon

The second annual health++ hackathon brought together more than 220 engineers, designers, health care professionals, and business experts to Stanford …

Innovation

Ever B2B Galaxy Note8 Hackathon

Last month, Samsung Electronics America, in partnership with Women Who Code, hosted its first-ever B2B hackathon, the Samsung Galaxy Note8 …

Samsung

L.A. Auto Show 2017: Hackathon takes on familiar problem — commuting in L.A.

A group of Irvine software developers took first place after a 24-hour hackathon, impressing judges with a mobile app that shortens the time it takes for first responders to reach people after an automotive emergency.<p>TribalScale, a Toronto company with an office in Irvine, beat out 16 other teams …

Computer Hacking

Hackathon to address societal migrant labour issues launched

Kochi, Dec 2 (PTI) The US Consulate General, Chennai,with three Kerala-based institutions, today announced the launch of 'Blockathon For Change', a …

Blockchain

Raj Digifest: Coders to develop tech solutions in hackathon

Udaipur, Dec 2 (PTI) To ease the day-to-day life of people, students and coders will develop tech solutions in just 24 hours for the Rajasthan …

Innovation

Final round of Disrupt Berlin hackathon & spectator tickets now available plus sponsor prizes

The countdown for the Berlin TechCrunch Disrupt Hack is getting lower, with only 2 days to go! We’ve released the last batch of hacker tickets to get yours now so you can join the fun! If you’re not a hacker but want to see the fun 60 second pitches on Sunday, you can also get your spectator …

Daimler AG

ShopClues Announces Spark-3 To Inspire Next Generation Entrepreneurs

Online marketplace ShopClues is organising SPARK - 3, a 24-hour hackathon challenge for tech entrepreneurs. The hackathon is not only for geeks and …

Technology

After the hackathon: Five ways leaders can drive meaningful outcomes

There is no shortage of businesses that are building innovation teams and studios to get ahead on the competitive curve. Whether in-house or …

Leadership

Hackers' solution monitors miners' health remotely

Davis Cook, RIIS CEO.<p>The winners of the Mine.D: Zero Harm hackathon came up with a solution to perform remote monitoring of health vitals of …

Digital Health

Tech Support for More than a Day: Beyond the Hackathon Model

Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Email<p>Shares 0<p>By Sebastiaan ter Burg from Utrecht, The Netherlands (Wikimedia Hackathon 2013, Amsterdam) [CC BY 2.0], via Wikimedia …

Innovation

Relive the Women's Hackathon on Diversifying AI at WVU With Coverage, Video, Photos, Storify

In partnership with West Virginia University’s Reed College of Media, MediaShift produced a Women’s Hackathon on Diversifying AI on November 9 to 11, …

Journalism

Hackathon: Meet this winning trio of tech-minded students

A trio of Creighton University health sciences students put their medical, dental and coding skills to work last month at the university’s inaugural …

Computer Hacking

How the Women's Hackathon at WVU Tackled Diversity in AI

Students, faculty, and professionals from across the country joined together to innovate and diversify artificial intelligence (AI) with MediaShift …

Journalism

Top Saudi universities to participate in hackathon competition

RIYADH: A number of top universities in the Kingdom will participate in the “Hackathon” competition that gets underway on Nov. 21 in the Saudi …

Middle East

A hack day project: Giving you great journalism in every new browser tab

Every so often on The Atlantic’s Product team, we drop what we’re doing and spend a day messing around. Lots of whiteboards, some frantic coding, …

Computer Hacking

Software student hacking his way to the top

Hailing from Bangalore (Bengaluru) in southern India, Karthik studied computer science at Michigan State University in the United States and worked …

University of Sydney

My Second Hackathon

In case my website has not clearly iterated the fact that I am a dancer, than here is your confirmation. Throughout my college education I attended a …

Computer Hacking

More free Hackathon tickets for Disrupt Berlin available now

Wow, that was quick. Six days ago, we released a batch of free tickets to the Disrupt Berlin Hackathon and — faster than you can say auf wiedersehen — they were gone. But fear not, we’ve got your back. Today, we’re making a second round of free Hackathon tickets available. Based on past …

Startups