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U.S. Energy Department Offers Hackers $100k to Crowdsource 'Apps for Energy'
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Time is drawing to an end in the first ever U.S. Energy Department’s Apps for Energy competition. Launched a little over a month ago, the crowdsourcing initiative offers $100,000 in prizes to...

Marco TorquatiMay 27, 2012 10:13 pm GMT2148 views
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U.S. Energy Department Offers Hackers $100k to Crowdsource 'Apps for Energy'
World Bank Opens Data Catalogue for Social Good Competition
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The competition marks the first time the World Bank, an international institution that makes loans to developing countries, made available its catalogue of development data to the general public.

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 03, 2011 01:40 am GMT1783 views
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World Bank Opens Data Catalogue for Social Good Competition
Prize-Winning App Helps Users Spot Accessible Places
document Distributed Knowledge

The software called “Access Together” is a Foursquare-style app that allows users to check-in from various locations and answer simple questions about accessibility. The crowd-sourced information...

Marco TorquatiJan 04, 2012 12:04 am GMT772 views
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Prize-Winning App Helps Users Spot Accessible Places
uTest’s AppGrader Scores Mobile Apps, Helps Developers Squash Bugs
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uTest, a company known for providing a variety of testing solutions for desktop, web and mobile, is launching a new solution designed to grade mobile apps’ performance under real-world...

Tonya Van Dijk May 08, 2012 12:02 am GMT768 views
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uTest’s AppGrader Scores Mobile Apps, Helps Developers Squash Bugs
OBJE to Offer Developers Marketing Tools to Succeed in $9 Billion Gaming App Market
document Tools

Last week, the company announced that its plan to develop an innovative new crowdsourcing platform to help independent game makers build, publish and market the next wave of fun and exciting...

Benjamin FosselApr 29, 2013 02:22 pm GMT1635 views
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OBJE to Offer Developers Marketing Tools to Succeed in $9 Billion Gaming App Market
How Ericsson Uses Developer Competitions for Innovation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The main event is the Ericsson Application Award, which is an annual competition for application developers on the Android platform. Ericsson Labs also runs other competitions based on the...

Benjamin FosselMar 31, 2012 02:56 pm GMT1791 views
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How Ericsson Uses Developer Competitions for Innovation
Open Innovation Crucial to Smart Grid Development, says U.S. CTO
Open Innovation, Tools

Open innovation is essential to smart grid development in the United States, stressed U.S. Chief Technology Officer Todd Park at Tuesday’s Connectivity Week conference.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 24, 2012 06:16 pm GMT3907 views
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SellanApp Helps Crowdfund App Ideas to App Store Reality
document Crowdfunding

There are several crowd-funding platforms exclusively focused on apps who have been successful like Appbackr, and AppsFunder, but neither offer the in-app mockup capabilities available on...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 19, 2012 06:30 am GMT1464 views
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SellanApp Helps Crowdfund App Ideas to App Store Reality
Evolution Prize is a Genetic Programming App for Mobiles
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The Heritage Provider Network Health Prize ( http://www.heritagehealthprize.com/c/hhp ) which is running a data mining competition for $3 Million USD. As part of this competition Clockworkapps...

ClockworkAppsJan 30, 2013 07:43 am GMT3101 views
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Evolution Prize is a Genetic Programming App for Mobiles
Lyfechannel wins the healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge
document Tools

During the first phase of the challenge, developers worked with end users, via a crowdsourcing platform called Health Tech Hatch (HTH), to build a working prototype. More than 160 individuals...

Pablo BracciniMay 02, 2013 05:25 am GMT1471 views
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Lyfechannel wins the healthfinder.gov Mobile App Challenge
Earth Day: Lower your Carbon Output (and Blood Pressure) with Roadify
document Open Innovation

For this year's NYC Big Apps 2.0 competition grand prize winner, Roadify, the increased awareness of their commuter-support platform means big improvements: more people participating and...

Adam FrazerApr 23, 2011 10:27 pm GMT2764 views
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Earth Day: Lower your Carbon Output (and Blood Pressure) with Roadify
Hackney Starts Olympic Crowdsourced App Race
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The Local Council's app competition is designed to show off Hackney when it welcomes an unprecedent level of visitors to the borough and provides an opportunity for local app developers to...

Jayne AnnNov 26, 2011 02:28 am GMT1812 views
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Hackney Starts Olympic Crowdsourced App Race
m:lab East Africa in crowd funding partnership for mobile entrepreneurs
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The partnership between m:lab East Africa and Grow VC international aims to address the challenge of mismatched levels of financing needs. Grow VCs crowdfunding platform is also a nurturing...

Marco TorquatiFeb 24, 2012 09:37 pm GMT1955 views
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m:lab East Africa in crowd funding partnership for mobile entrepreneurs
Six Tips for Successful Public Competitions
Open Innovation

This guest post comes to Crowdsourcing.org from Brian Koles of ChallengePost, a platform for contests and competitions in software development and open government. He offers us half a dozen tips for conducting a public competition that will get results.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 25, 2012 04:09 pm GMT7123 views
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ChallengePost’s Brian Koles: Competition Breeds Innovation
Open Innovation

Open innovation is rapidly changing the way organizations tackle tough problems. Even the United States government loves open innovation, using its Challenge.gov platform to monitor pollution, improve employment opportunities for people with disabilities, and crowdsource a “next-generation” combat vehicle, among other initiatives.

ChallengePost, which runs Challenge.gov for the federal government in addition to software competitions for private companies, firmly believes that competition breeds innovation. We spoke with Brian Koles, business development manager at ChallengePost, who explained the myriad benefits of open innovation.

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Eric BlattbergJul 03, 2012 11:55 pm GMT5080 views
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Applits App Idea Contest Pairs Up with Buzztouch to Bring Winning Ideas to Life
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In addition to this app development partnership, Applits and Buzztouch have engaged in a joint marketing effort. The two services complement each other very well, and this fact is being advertised...

Jayne AnnNov 11, 2012 11:55 pm GMT742 views
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Applits App Idea Contest Pairs Up with Buzztouch to Bring Winning Ideas to Life
House To Consider Bill That Would Establish Mobile Apps Competition
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The House of Representatives is expected to hear a resolution to launch a technology Open Innovation competition for students, which would initially encourage them to develop apps for smartphones...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 21, 2013 01:03 pm GMT2234 views
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House To Consider Bill That Would Establish Mobile Apps Competition
Mimvi, Entrepreneur Magazine Partner With Launcht for ‘TrepLabs’
Crowdfunding

Mimvi, Entrepreneur Magazine and Launcht are coming together to create TrepLabs, a mobile app incubator with a crowdfunding component. We recently got a chance to speak with Mimvi's Eric Rice to find out what to expect when the platform launches in June. 

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Anton RootMay 22, 2013 03:00 pm GMT4680 views
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C4C explores the use of cloudsourcing for positive environmental change
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Crowdsourcing 4 Conservation (C4C) is an app in the early stages of development. Nonetheless, what is interesting is that it embraces crowdsourcing from a new perspective. Namely, to use use...

Richard HorneMay 24, 2014 02:32 pm GMT1979 views
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C4C explores the use of cloudsourcing for positive environmental change
DonorsChoose Invites Developers and Data Analysts To Hack Its Data
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The new contest, called Hacking Education: A Contest for Developers and Data Crunchers, inviteS contestants to use DonorsChoose's data to create new analyses or apps for their website. The...

Adam FrazerApr 22, 2011 05:13 pm GMT2472 views
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DonorsChoose Invites Developers and Data Analysts To Hack Its Data
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