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2011-08-10 06:40:00

MANHATTAN, Kan., Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CivicPlus, a national leader in open government technology, recently sent four of its talented website designers and developers from "the little Apple" to the "Big Apple" to participate in the "Reinvent NYC.gov Hackathon," an event sponsored by New York City. Companies and individuals from throughout the U.S. and Canada came together to re-imagine New York City's web presence. During the weekend of July 30 and 31, Dean Kimball, Kyle Gach...

2011-07-20 00:00:31

Mobile App Developer Holds Techweek Hackathon and Donates Services for SPARK Competition Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Chicago-based mobile app platform Red Foundry is partnering with Techweek (http://techweek.com/) and S.P.A.R.K Chicago sponsor, the Illinois Technology Association (ITA), to hold a free mobile app Hackathon. The Hackathon (http://www.redfoundry.com/2011/07/red-foundry-sponsors-chicago-hackathon/), taking place on July 21 from 6 to 9 p.m., located at ITA, will teach...

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...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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