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2011-06-29 09:00:00

Continued Growth for World's Foremost Competitive Software Development and Creative Community for Open Innovation GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder, Inc., today announced that announced it has reached a major milestone as the TopCoder global community of registered members officially surpassed the 300,000 mark. The TopCoder community is comprised of professionals and students with expertise in a wide variety of fields including algorithms, computer science,...

2011-06-22 09:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, today announced that Intel Corporation has become a sponsor of the 2011 TopCoder Open, the world's foremost competitive computer programming and creative design tournament. Intel has been a sponsor of previous TopCoder Opens including 2003/2004 and hosted the Intel Software Network Multi-Threading Competition powered by TopCoder. The 2011 TopCoder Open is a...

2011-06-20 16:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder, Inc. today announced that the company is working with MIT Space Systems Lab and Aurora Flight Sciences under the sponsorship of NASA and DARPA to create the Zero Robotics competition - a student software competition that takes "arena robotics" to new heights. The robots are miniature satellites called SPHERES, (Synchronized Position Hold Engage and Reorient Experimental Satellites), and the final tournament is aboard the...

2011-06-20 10:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced the line up for the 2011 TopCoder Innovation Summit. "Innovation in the way the World Works" will feature Dean Kamen founder of FIRST and DEKA Research & Development Corp.; Nick Donofrio, former EVP Innovation and Technology and leader of IBM's technology strategy for innovation across...

2011-06-08 11:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced that company Founder Jack Hughes will participate in the B2B Forum in Boston on Tuesday, June 14th . Hughes will join social media and open enterprise industry expert and author Paul Gillin in an analysis of the five critical success factors that drive B2B online customer communities....

2011-05-31 13:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder, Inc., today announced that the company's CTO Mike Lydon will participate in the social computing and user generated content workshop held in conjunction with the 12th ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce (ACM-EC11) in San Jose June 5th. His presentation, "The Computing Power of Human Beings - The Human Cloud," will focus on systems and processes that can enable 21st century companies to harness large virtual communities to produce...

2011-03-03 15:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., March 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., today announced that it will hold its 500th Single Round Match (SRM) on Saturday, March 19th, 2011. To commemorate this milestone achievement, the match will offer $5,000 in cash prizes in appreciation of the dedication and passion for algorithmic competition as exemplified by the TopCoder Community. SRM 500 begins at 12:00 noon EDST (GMT-4). Cash prizes totaling $5,000.00 will be distributed amongst top...

2011-02-01 11:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Feb. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc. today announced that company Founder Jack Hughes will visit the Fox School of Business at Temple University in Philadelphia, on Thursday, February 10th to present a discussion on the changing nature of work - the impact that change will have on workers, its new systems and what future business leaders can do to prepare themselves for success. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080820/NYW078LOGO) In...

2010-11-10 09:51:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc. today announced that company Founder and Chairman Jack Hughes will be the recipient of the first ever NYSCI Vision & Venture Award. The award from the New York Hall of Science (NYSCI) is in recognition of "bold corporate vision to establish a creative environment for achievement in science and technology as an innovative and young company." The award will be presented on Tuesday, November 16 at NYSCI's...

2010-10-14 13:35:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development platforms, today announced the company has been awarded a $5.57 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) for the development of a new Internet-based platform for competitions and educational resources that will focus on realizing computer science, science, technology, engineering and math...


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