October 18, 2011

Occupy Wall Street Gets a Hackathon

On Friday, around fifteen developers supporting the Occupy Wall Street protests in New York took place in a half-day hackathon. “My goal was to get people interested and get them started on building technical solutions,” said hackathon organizer Andrew Gwozdziewycz. The projects the programmers were working on included an aggregated

Intel AppUp Wants to Grow to 6 Million Users in 1 Year

At a recent developer event, Intel’s Peter Biddle, general manager for the AppUp app store, admitted, “I think we sucked at getting consumer visits.” So far, Intel’s new app store has only managed to attract 350,000 users who have downloaded 810,000 apps. However, Biddle hopes that within one year AppUp