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2009-10-01 12:25:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- NVIDIA Corporation and TopCoder, Inc., today announced the winners of the first CUDA Superhero Challenge at NVIDIA's GPU Technology Conference. The Challenge series of contests asks computer programmers to harness the parallel processing power of the NVIDIA(R) CUDA(TM) architecture to solve some of computing's biggest challenges. First place prize went to Micha Riser, of Zurich, Switzerland who earned a $2,500 prize for his winning solution,...

2009-08-27 08:00:00

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Aug. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NVIDIA Corporation today announced that it will be working with TopCoder, a competitive software development community, on the CUDA Superhero Challenge, a series of contests for computer programmers who will harness the parallel processing power of the NVIDIA(R) CUDA(TM) architecture to solve some of computing's biggest challenges. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020613/NVDALOGO) The first contest, which is open to all...

2009-07-22 11:00:00

GLASTONBURY, Conn., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., today announced with China-based NetEase, (Nasdaq: NTES), and its independently developed search engine subsidiary, Youdao, the winners of the NetEase/Youdao programming competition, a multi stage computer programming challenge seeking the best and brightest algorithmists from across China. Yi Yang, (TopCoder handle: ahyangyi), was awarded first prize of $7,300 with a score of 2804. Yang successfully answered all six...

2009-06-22 09:31:00

Competition Heats Up As 1,800 Programmers Are Narrowed Down to 50 Advancers to Onsite Finals in Beijing BEIJING and GLASTONBURY, Conn., June 22 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., today announced that during yesterday's online elimination round of the NetEase/Youdao programming competition, 1,800 of China's brightest computer programmers have now been reduced to an elite 50 competitors. These finalists will be invited to compete live in Beijing in mid July for a share of more than $70,000 in...

2009-06-05 10:27:00

Top Programmers Share $150,000 in Prizes; High School Student From China Earns International Honors from Global Software Development Competition in Las Vegas LAS VEGAS, June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced the Champions for all 9 tracks of the 2009 TopCoder Open along with a new accessibility challenge. Chinese member Bin Jin, known by his TopCoder handle crazyb0y, took...

2009-05-21 08:41:00

World's Most Productive Platform for Competitive Software Development and Programming Competitions Celebrates Continuing Growth GLASTONBURY, Conn., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced a major milestone as the TopCoder global community of registered members has officially surpassed the 200,000 mark. At the same time, the number of rated TopCoder developers has topped...

2009-05-14 07:45:00

Top 76 Finalists from 17 Countries to Meet June 4th in Las Vegas NV GLASTONBURY, Conn., May 14 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced the 76 international onsite semifinalists who have advanced to the Championship rounds of the 2009 TopCoder Open. The company also announced today that IEEE-USA, SNIA-XAM and patron NSA have been joined in their support of the tournament by new...

2009-05-06 07:30:00

Search Engine Subsidiary of NetEase Selects TopCoder Competition Platform to Help Identify Best and Brightest Chinese Programmers for Recruitment GLASTONBURY, Conn., May 6 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., today announced that China-based NetEase, (Nasdaq: NTES), and its independently developed search engine subsidiary, Youdao, are partnering with the company to host the Youdao TopCoder Tournament, a multi stage computer programming challenge seeking the best and brightest algorithmists...

2009-04-09 09:01:00

World's Largest Technical Professional Society Joins Sponsors of TCO09 in Las Vegas GLASTONBURY, Conn., April 9 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder(R), Inc., today announced that IEEE-USA has joined the group of distinguished sponsors and patrons of the 2009 TopCoder Open, (TCO09). The online computer programming and graphic design tournament challenges thousands of programmers and creative people worldwide and culminates June 1st -4th when the top 100 finalists spanning multiple competition...

2009-03-25 13:30:00

Vendors selected for the "Cool Vendor" report are innovative, impactful and intriguing GLASTONBURY, Conn., March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder, Inc., the leader in online programming competition, skills assessment and competitive software development, today announced it has been included in the 2009 "Cool Vendors for Application Development"(1) report issued by Gartner, Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080820/NYW078LOGO ) Companies included in the report are characterized...


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