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A software engineer is urging Facebook to implement additional security measures to help prevent hackers from using one of Facebook’s APIs to harvest users’ personal data.
We've added 6 APIs to the directory today in Hacking, Library, Hardware, and Cryptocurrency categories, among others. Also added: Ajax sample code for the Walk Score API.
The USDA and Microsoft have partnered to host the Innovation Challenge for Food Resilience. The challenge features access to APIs created through the partnership.
In the wake of the notorious "Fappening" hack of celebrities’ private photos in 2014, the FBI stormed the Chicago home of one suspect and seized multiple electronic devices.
The World Bank will host a hackathon to encourage youth participation in national governance. 4Bulgaria aims to create a mobile app that reports governance irregularities.
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.