Some of China’s brightest minds took over Yahoo!’s Beijing Global R&D Center to compete for prizes in Yahoo! Hack Beijing, our 20th community Hack event.
With the goal of accelerating innovation, Yahoo! has hosted over 100 hack events around the globe since 2005. Hack events enable people to learn, collaborate, get recognition, and win prizes. Yahoo! also holds employee Hackdays and creates new products from these events. The Yahoo! Weather app for iOS and Android are examples of two products that came out of an internal Hackday.
With two million developers, YDN recognizes that China has a huge and influential developer community and therefore wanted to bring our own hack brand to the country. The event was a great success, and it’s likely we’ll return to the area soon. Students from 33 universities, including top ones such as Tsinghua University, Peking University and Zhejiang University and as far away as Sun Yat-Sen University collaborated to brainstorm and build prototypes duringRead More »from Star Students Show Off Innovation at Yahoo! Hack Beijing Event