In theory the rise of software-defined networking is supposed to give rise to a new class of applications that will give developers more control over, for example, location-based services. In actual practice no one is quite certain how developer will invoke SDN capabilities, but the folks at Hewlett-Packard are anxious to find out.
EE, the UK's most advanced digital communications company, will host its 4G UK Hackathon June 22-23. EE recently announced its API partners whose APIs will be used at the hackathon. The event will feature LinkedIn, Pusher, Peerindex, and Wikitude APIs, and each company will provide representatives for assistance regarding respective APIs. The event will focus on developing apps that take advantage of 4G LTE network speeds.