Facebook, Gates Foundation host education app 'hackathons'
- The first of two "hackathons" held this month by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook, HackEd 2.0, will take place Tuesday at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters.
- The hackathon allows software developers and educators to join forces in creating new teaching and learning apps for Facebook, with judges awarding $5,000 for the best apps developed.
- Facebook's London office will host the second hackathon on April 24, with awards ranging £1,000 to £5,000.
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The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and Facebook plans to hold two “hackathons” this month, bringing together software developers and educators to create new Facebook applications for teaching and learning. ...
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