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Filipino is part of winning team in IBM Food Waste Developer Challenge

Oct 14, 2019 - 3:02 PM

Justin Banusing of the University of Washington is part of FreShip, which uses smart containers to monitor food freshness and makes that data available for bidders to buy the food, helping prevent waste

NASA International Space Apps Challenge now open for registration

Aug 20, 2019 - 2:47 PM

The worldwide hackathon is now on its 8th year, with last year’s version boasting 18,000 participants across 75 countries

Screenshot from International Space Apps Challenge website

Young Pinoy innovators want to make affordable biotech lab kits

Nov 08, 2018 - 3:44 PM

Only 3 out of 10 high schools in the Philippines have a science laboratory. #HackSociety winner, team BTBox, is looking to address the problem by making portable, affordable lab kits that high school students can use

BTBOX. Kenneth Kim says their kits are 90% cheaper than competing lab kits at the #HackSociety pitching on October 30, 2018

Drupal Camp Manila 2018: Building better integrations

Apr 11, 2018 - 3:00 PM

Drupal Camp Manila 2018 is a two-day event that focuses on many aspects of Drupal, a free open-source software used to build powerful websites

Women Who Code Manila holds ladies' hackathon on November 24

Nov 23, 2017 - 10:28 AM

From November 24 to 26, Women Who Code Manila will hold its biggest event of the year, designed to boost the confidence women in programming

Drupal Pilipinas holds hackathon October 15 and 26

Oct 11, 2017 - 10:50 AM

The two-day event will be held at iAcademy

An app called 'Fresent' wants to check attendance with a single photo

Apr 01, 2017 - 8:56 AM

Authored by Ateneo de Manila students the app places third in a local programming contest

SAY CHEESE. The app is being designed to get better at identification through artificial intelligence that actively learns. Screenshot from YouTube/Aemielvin Loremia

Facebook-hosted hackathon seeks ideas for better online behavior

Nov 25, 2016 - 6:36 PM

One team with the golden idea – the winning pitch at the Digital Halo Halo Hackathon – will receive mentorship and 5 000 to help its members execute their ideas

HACKATHON. The event challenges to find creative solutions to pressing societal issues. Photos from Digital Halo-Halo Hackathon/Facebook

WATCH: Editors Lab Conference 2016

Jul 08, 2016 - 4:03 PM

On the second day of the Philippines Editors Lab participants will present their projects to a jury of media and disaster experts

WATCH: Rappler, GEN host hackathon for leading media orgs in PH

Jul 07, 2016 - 11:54 AM

Leading media networks in the country will gather for a two day hackathon to create news app prototypes that can be used during disasters

Web developers, enthusiasts set for Drupal Camp Manila 2016

Apr 25, 2016 - 4:35 PM

The biggest Drupal Camp on this side of the world happens again in Manila next month

Applications open for Ateneo's A-Hacks 2015 hackathon

Nov 28, 2014 - 3:45 PM

PRESS RELEASE: Ateneo s Management Information Systems Association and Department of Information Systems and Computer Science are set to hold their first hackathon

HACKSTRONG. Screen shot from ateneohacks.com

App 'gamifying' tourism wins 'eco hackathon'

Jun 21, 2014 - 5:04 PM

The Tanaw app developed by a trio of Filipino developers wins at the Hack the Climate: Manila hackathon


Come for the code, stay for the community

Mar 21, 2014 - 8:50 AM

The biggest Drupal Camp in this side of the world is coming to Manila this April

NYC hosts hackathon for Haiyan rebuilding efforts

Dec 03, 2013 - 4:13 AM

The social good hackathon featured participants from Open Sandy FEMA Samsung Innovation Team Etsy R GA the School of Visual Arts and many more

#KabantayNgBayan: Road to transparency and accountability

Oct 24, 2013 - 11:45 PM

The Open Data Philippines Task Force organized a two day Hackathon event which aims to bring the country closer to achieving transparency and accountability from the public sector

#Hackathon: road to transparency and accountability