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Microsoft Awards Imagine Cup Grants To 5 Innovative Student Developer Teams

techcrunch.com
Every year, Microsoft hosts the Imagine Cup, one of the world’s most influential student software development competitions. The company pits developer teams from around the world against each other in a Disrupt Battlefield-like pitch competition, and the winners get substantial awards. Until last year, that was the end of it...
Microsoft Awards Imagine Cup Grants To 5 Innovative Student Developer Teams

Finnish software firm offers to pay part of staff's salary in virtual Bitcoin currency

thenextweb.com
Here’s an interesting experiment, and a first of its kind at least to our knowledge: Finnish HTML5 software developer SC5 has started providing staff members with the option to have a part of their salary paid in the decentralized peer-to-peer currency Bitcoin (via Hacker News). Writes SC5 developer Martti Malmi...
Finnish software firm offers to pay part of staff's salary in virtual Bitcoin currency
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Bafta Video Game Awards 2013 - nominees announced

www.guardian.co.uk
Journey, Walking Dead and Far Cry 3 dominate in refreshed awards format, which includes Best British Game for the first timeIt looks like US developer Thatgamecompany is going to have to clear some more space in its already bulging trophy cabinet - the studio's poetic adventure title Journey is nominated...
Bafta Video Game Awards 2013 - nominees announced

Microsoft announces the 106 finalist teams of its student ‘Imagine Cup’ competition

thenextweb.com
It’s always pleasant to see major corporations working to engage youths and students, spurring them to learn more, try new things, and of course, excel. Microsoft’s Imagine Cup, a global challenge, today announced the 106 teams, from 75 countries around the world, that made this year’s finals. This is the...
Microsoft announces the 106 finalist teams of its student ‘Imagine Cup’ competition

World Bank Opens Up Its Data, Removes Pay Walls

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The World Bank, which tracks everything from mortality rates and education levels to CO2 emissions and livestock production in hundreds of countries around the globe, is opening up its data, including removing all of the pay walls around information that used to require a subscription fee. The agency has...
World Bank Opens Up Its Data, Removes Pay Walls
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Typical Friday story: Finnish dev shop now paying employees in Bitcoins

Finnish development firm offers to pay salaries partly in Bitcoins

gigaom.com
A Finnish developer outfit called SC5 has begun giving its employees the option of having part of their salaries paid in Bitcoins, the peer-to-peer virtual currency. This is not technically the first time this idea has been floated – the Internet Archive is planning to do the same from April...
Finnish development firm offers to pay salaries partly in Bitcoins

Startup News: Kickstarter and IndieGogo Show Off Their Metrics and an App Contest for Middle Schoolers Who Love Math

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Kickstarter’s cofounders Kickstarted The crowdfunding king released its annual highlights for 2012 this week. And the startups is going about as gangbusters as well, an oversubscribed, blockbuster Kickstarter campaign. In 2012, 2,241,475 people pledged almost $320 million and successfully funded a little over 18,000 projects. That works out to about $606 per minute....
Startup News: Kickstarter and IndieGogo Show Off Their Metrics and an App Contest for Middle Schoolers Who Love Math
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