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Does Facebook Need a ‘Sympathize’ Button? Does Facebook Need a ‘Sympathize’ Button?
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Sometimes, a “like” doesn’t really mean “like” – or it least it’s not supposed to come across like that. When you posted that your dog Roscoe died and that you were going to miss him forever, because he was such …

White House Announces Second ‘We The People’ Hackathon White House Announces Second ‘We The People’ Hackathon
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The White House has just announced its second National Day of Civic Hacking, to take place at the White House. It will take place on June 1st. “For the National Day of Civic Hacking, participants will focus on producing full, …

Facebook Shares Its Favorite Hacks Of 2012 Facebook Shares Its Favorite Hacks Of 2012
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Facebook encourages its developers to work on side projects throughout the year. Some of those projects end up being cool ideas that manage to be integrated into the Facebook platform proper. Others are just awesome ideas that must be seen …

Google Hosts EUhackathon 2012 in Belgium Google Hosts EUhackathon 2012 in Belgium

It’s a good day to be a tech-savvy child. The Reading Rainbow iPad app has finally launched, and hackers from all over the world are currently coding day and night to build a better internet for kids. The 2012 EUhackathon …

LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon LinkedIn All-Women Hackday Invite Requests End Soon

LinkedIn’s Hackdays are a fun monthly tradition that gives employees a break from the normal work routine, and where company engineers can team up to simply build something interesting. Sometimes the creative ideas that come from a Hackday are implemented …

Facebook’s Pre-IPO Hackathon in Pictures Facebook’s Pre-IPO Hackathon in Pictures

With the entire world watching and waiting for the Facebook IPO, the company behind the world’s largest social network tried its best to celebrate while keeping the feeling of Facebook’s hacker roots alive. To that end, the same bell-ringing that …

Second EUHackathon, Hack4Kids, Announced For June Second EUHackathon, Hack4Kids, Announced For June

The EUHackathon was a new event started up last year that aimed to “build a bridge between the “old” (the European Institutions and lawmakers) and the “new” (the Internet and coders) world.” It brought together these two cultures that seem …

Facebook Announces Mobile Hacks Roadshow Winners Facebook Announces Mobile Hacks Roadshow Winners

Google isn’t the only company that’s down for some good ol’ hackathons. Facebook loves getting in on the action too. That’s why the company hosted the Mobile Hacks Roadshow, a global hackathon event that focused on mobile app development. The …

OkCandidate Matches You With Hot, Single Presidential Candidates, Ready To Govern

At this relatively early stage in the election process, there are a lot of presidential candidates still left in the race. Although the Republican primary candidates have already held upwards of nine(ty) debates, some voters are still undecided about who …