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2011-06-20 13:34:00

CTIA Offers Developers the Chance to Create Official CTIA Show App for its Premier Events Washington, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- CTIA-The Wireless Association®, today announced its sponsorship of Wireless Industry Partnership's (WIP's) The Muther! of all Hackathons, a 36-hour, non-stop competition to build the industry's hottest new mobile apps. Supporting the event with its CTIA Brand Scrum, developers can win two prize packages worth more than $25,000...

2011-06-03 22:49:00

SEATTLE, June 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), a global community of experts and volunteers working on open source solutions for problems in disaster risk management, is broadening its scope to tackle any development challenge. RHoK made this announcement during their third Global Event, happening simultaneously on six continents. RHoK will also give organizations and individuals the ability to run their own RHoK Community Events. The first Community Event...

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2011-03-26 08:35:00

The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), the premier dictionary of the English language and published by Oxford University Press, has added a new list of words and expressions to its already 600,000-long list.In its latest online update, OED has listed such expressions as OMG! (oh my god), LOL (laughing out loud), and FYI (for your information) as valid English entries in its authoritative reference book.The words and expressions will be added to the online edition of the dictionary by the end of...

2011-02-07 09:30:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Speek, an API-powered VOIP platform hosted in the cloud, today announced it will be running a one-day developer hackathon in San Francisco, CA at the Mashery headquarters on February 12, 2011. Developers are invited to participate in building interesting voice-enabled applications/prototypes leveraging the Speek Voice API. Multiple prizes will be given including an iPad and an iPod touch. The hackathon judges will be Clay Loveless (Co-Founder,...

2011-01-20 07:17:00

SAN DIEGO, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OpenCandy, a San Diego-based provider of technology and business solutions to help software developers reach new users and increase their revenue, today announced Hackathon SD, to take place in downtown San Diego's historic Gaslamp Quarter on February 18th and 19th. On a typical Friday evening in San Diego, the Gaslamp hosts foodies, movie goers and bar patrons. On the weekend of February 18th, the Gaslamp will play host to an entirely different...

2010-12-07 13:53:56

NASA joined with Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! and the World Bank Dec. 3-4 to bring together computer experts looking for new approaches to disaster relief challenges. The third Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) event included more than 1,500 software developers, students and disaster risk experts for a "hackathon" at 20 locations around the world. The locations included New York, Toronto, Buenos Aires, Tel Aviv, Nairobi and Bangalore, India. NASA Deputy Administrator Lori Garver joined U.N....

2010-11-30 15:38:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- On December 4 and 5, in over twenty locations around the world, Google, Microsoft, Yahoo!, NASA and The World Bank will host the third Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK), their progressive initiative that brings together volunteer software developers and experts in disaster risk management for a weekend-long "hackathon" to create software solutions that can help mitigate or respond to disasters around the world and help save lives. This RHoK will see...

2010-11-19 13:00:00

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Looking to make a difference? NASA, Google, Microsoft, The World Bank and Yahoo! are inviting software developers, independent computer experts and students to participate in the Random Hacks of Kindness (RHoK) event on Dec. 4 and 5 in several locations around the world. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20081007/38461LOGO) RHoK is a global event that will use technology to make the world a better place by building a community...

2010-11-16 05:18:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Plonk Wine Merchants, an Internet-based wine retailer that specializes in selling top-notch, small-production, and obscure wines from around the globe all under $30 per bottle, just announced the launch of its cutting-edge wine club. In addition to shipping wine to its members on a monthly basis, the Plonk Wine Club will feature a series of interactive online wine tastings led by an arsenal of acclaimed winemakers from around the world via live...

2010-06-11 17:00:00

LAS VEGAS, June 11 /PRNewswire/ -- For a limited time only, organizers of APPCON(TM) 2010 are offering prospective attendees a chance to save up to half-off the conference registration and pre-event package fees for the world's only mobile App-centric forum. During its June Special, APPCON(TM) 2010 registration is just $495 for the conference and $795 for the complete pre-event sessions and conference package. To take advantage of this special pricing, registrations must be made online...


Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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