Over 500 computer whizzes will be on the U of M campus Friday-Sunday, putting their IT skills to the test, as part of a “Hackathon.”
TechTown Thursday announced that the Massachusetts Innovation and Technology Exchange, an organization representing Boston’s digital marketing, media and Internet technology community, has selected the Detroit-based nonprofit incubator and accelerator to host the first MITX Up Detroit, an event that will pair TechTown startups with veteran marketers for a free two-hour mentoring session on Tuesday, Nov. 13.
Software developers from Urban Science, a global automotive retail consulting firm, will pull an all-nighter at the company’s second annual Hackathon on Nov. 9. During the weeks prior to the event, Urban Science is asking the company’s employees to submit product-related technological challenges they believe can be solved through team-focused software development.
Next Monday and Tuesday, hundreds of people will gather at the Motor City Casino in Detroit to push the future of Michigan as a hotspot in mobile technology.