Location-verification technology can help cars communicate, find parking spaces, even pay for parking [Read more…]
LONDON–TechCrunch today announced the 14 competitors for the Startup Battlefield at this year’s TechCrunch Disrupt London. The industry leading global technology conference brings together the biggest thought-leaders, Venture Capitalists and the most experienced entrepreneurs together on one stage, offering unique insights on the latest trends and hot topics, as well as showcasing the most talked about startups from the year.
Save the date, Friday, March 6, 2015 at 6:00 PM – Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 8:00 PM – Hack for Personal Finance & Win $50K+ Prizes [Read more…]
Samsung Mobile’s App Challenge Inspires Girls to Pursue STEM Related Careers [Read more…]
–Qlik® (NASDAQ: QLIK), a leader in data discovery, today announced it will host a Hackathon(http://go.qlik.com/Customer-Conference-Hackathon.html) competition with global challenges from the United Nations as part of the company’sQlik World Conference 2014, which takes place November 17 – 20 at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando. [Read more…]
Thousands Will Gather to Create Community-Minded Apps [Read more…]
Hackathons… all the cool kids are doing them! Yes indeed, with the plethora of opendata being made available to the masses there’s no better way to get started than to hack. You know, a group of geeks gets together over pizza, beer and redbull, downloads a ton of data, cracks open their favorite SDKs, APIs and developer tools and hopefully finishes the day with an app or at least the start of a fun project to continue on with.
A winning app from a recent hackathon provides a nice solution for those in need of bus data and live feeds from the city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada – enter Bus Buddy. BusBuddy is an easy to use app that allows users to view bus routes and bus arrival times (both scheduled and predicted) for Ottawa’s OCTranspo system.
Access mapping technology, data and content that can be used with Halifax’s open data to build innovative Web apps for a chance to win great prizes. Esri Canada, which provides geographic information system (GIS) solutions, has launched a new Web site (apps4halifax.maps.arcgis.com) designed specifically for Apps4Halifax, the open data app development contest hosted by the Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) as part of their Open Data Pilot Project. [Read more…]
A reminder that the popular WhereCamp PDX un-conference is ready to roll this week end in Portand as event #6 is slated to run Sept 2t-29. This is a terrific education, networking opportunity for developers, mashup artists, neo geographers, GIS pros and others.