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Context.IO launched the Context.IO App Challenge, an online international hackathon for developers to build innovative consumer applications that leverage their API.
Hackathons are currently common, but that doesn’t mean they are universally popular. The reasons for this are varied but relevant.
With the new ability to add a request endpoint to third-party apps, Uber has announced a two-month-long virtual hackathon to generate innovative ideas.
The ICWE 2015 Rapid Mashup Challenge calls teams to demonstrate a mashup tool or approach under time constraints. Teams have 10 minutes to build a mashup before a live audience.
Tomorrow, Capital One will focus on data visulation solutions to help families and Millennials with personal finances. The hackathon launches Friday in San Francisco.
A new international data hackathon event series aims to encourage developers to use APIs to create smart city applications.
Ulster Bank and the Open Bank Project are teaming up to run two hackathons; one in Dublin and the other in Belfast.
The US and the UK announced an upcoming "Cambridge v. Cambridge" Hackathon. The hackathon will pit MIT and University of Cambridge cyber security experts against each other.
While the debate over the ethics of reverse-engineering a private API rages on, the real issue is the vulnerability of APIs, especially through associated mobile apps.
A developer has reported that an API flaw in the Moonpig API exposes customer data from over 3 million accounts. Moonpig has denied any privacy breach but has closed apps for now.
Venturesity hosts hackathons to identify developers with talents to fill specific roles. Companies can then bid to hire participants that best meet company needs.
Hackers are quickly exploiting API keys, cloud credentials, and other sensitive data that have been accidentally exposed on GitHub.
Held at 10 regional hackathons across the globe in 2015, teams will compete to produce apps using the MasterCard APIs with a chance to win the grand prize in Silicon Valley.
The city of Seoul is set to host “Global Hackathon Seoul” next summer. The first government-sponsored hackathon in South Korea aims to attract developers from around the world.
Though the odds would seem against it, Citi may have just schooled the Fortune 500 on how hackathons are done.
WS-REST.org announced the 2015 edition of its Workshop on Web APIs and RESTful Design. The event is the 6th annual conference, and will take place in Florence, Italy on May 18th.