Happy new year to all Hackers! Yahoo!'s University Hack Day program kickstarted the new year in India, with a grand event at the International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad (IIIT H). This institute is well known for its strong industry focus. Yahoo! Bangalore has been in touch with the professors and students from IIIT H for various research projects. Rajeev Rastogi and Prabhakar Raghavan had visited the campus and were impressed with the faculty and students alike. Muthusamy Chelliah, head of Academic relations at Yahoo! Bangalore, emphasized the interest levels in the college and how eager the students were to learn more about hacking. The nine-member Yahoo! hack day crew landed up in Hyderabad on 22nd January morning. The Yahoo! team was greeted with a huge cheer--we were overwhelmed by the student turnout.
It was an honor to have Maj.Gen.Dr.R.K.Bagga for the event kick off. He spoke about how today's society, leadership and the media are becoming more internetRead More »from 2010 starts off with University Hack Day in Hyderabad