Hackathon

A Hackathon is an event in which computer programmers, software developers, and others collaborate on software projects. Its main motive is to create a efficient usable software. Hackathon first happened in 1999 in the US. It usually starts with one or two presentations, then participants suggesting their ideas and implementing it.

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#Hackathon: Build online system for SBI, win Rs. 5 lakh
Science

#Hackathon: Build online system for SBI, win Rs. 5 lakh

In a bid to upgrade its systems, State Bank of India has announced a new hackathon - Predict for Bank 2019.
Women secure top 3 places in IIT-KGP Smart India Hackathon
India

Women secure top 3 places in IIT-KGP Smart India Hackathon

Three all-women teams emerged as the winner and two runners-up at the Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 Hardware Edition at the IIT Kharagpur.
Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem
Bengaluru

Flying cars feature in hackathon to solve Bengaluru's traffic problem

It's raining ideas at Gridlock Hackathon, a contest kickstarted by Flipkart that aims to address the traffic woes of India's IT capital, Bengaluru.
EC Hackathon starts, NCP, CPI(M) try to rig EVMs
Politics

EC Hackathon starts, NCP, CPI(M) try to rig EVMs

EC's much-awaited hackathon started on June 3 at 10am, with NCP and CPI(M) representatives attempting to tamper EVMs.
Only two participants in EC's hackathon, AAP out of fray
Politics

Only two participants in EC's hackathon, AAP out of fray

Only two parties, CPM and Sharad Pawar's NCP, have signed up for the June 3 hackathon, where they will try to demonstrate that EVMs can be tampered with.
AAP decries EC's conditions in EVM hackathon
Politics

AAP decries EC's conditions in EVM hackathon

AAP has decried the conditions imposed by the Election Commission for the EVM hackathon. The party said they "request the EC to give an unconditional-access to EVMs to the political parties' nominated hackers to tamper with the EVMs."
EVM challenge to begin from 3 June
Politics

EVM challenge to begin from 3 June

The Election Commission of India (ECI) announced that the EVM hack-challenge will begin from 3 June.
Not part of Botswana EVM hackathon: Bharat Electronics
India

Not part of Botswana EVM hackathon: Bharat Electronics

Indian EVM manufacturer Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) has denied that it has been invited to participate in a challenge to hack EVMs in Botswana.
Election Commission to hold EVM hackathon in May
India

Election Commission to hold EVM hackathon in May

The Election Commission has decided to hold an open hackathon for people to attempt to hack into EVM machines in the last week of May.

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