WIPJam @ MMM Sponsors
July 30, 2012
Thank you to our WIPJam Sponsors:
Hack Lead Sponsor:
Microsoft is the worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential. At Microsoft, we're motivated and inspired every day by how our customers use our software to find creative solutions to business problems, develop breakthrough ideas, and stay connected to what's most important to them.
WIPJam Lead Sponsor:
Barnes & Noble, Inc., the world's largest bookseller and a Fortune 500 company, operates 703 bookstores in 50 states. Barnes & Noble College Booksellers, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, also operates 637 college bookstores serving over 4.6 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States. Barnes & Noble conducts its online business through Barnes & Noble.com, one of the Web's largest e-commerce sites, which also features more than two million titles in its NOOK Bookstore™. With its NOOK devices, both NOOK Tablet and the award-winning NOOK Color™, built on Android, customers gain access to Barnes & Noble's expansive NOOK Store™ of more than 2.5 million digital titles – including a wide array of high-quality apps along with books, magazines and more. The NOOK Developer program enables content providers and the developer community to market and sell their content and applications to millions of Barnes & Noble customers. Barnes & Noble invites developers to sign up, learn more and submit their content and apps at www.bn.com/NOOKdeveloper.
Supporting Hack Sponsor:
Research In Motion is a leading designer, manufacturer, and marketer of innovative wireless solutions for the worldwide mobile communications market. Through the development of integrated hardware, software, and services that support multiple wireless network standards, RIM provides platforms and solutions for seamless access to time-sensitive information including email, phone, SMS messaging, Internet and intranet-based applications. RIM’s portfolio of award-winning products, services, and embedded technologies are used by thousands of organizations around the world and include the BlackBerry® wireless platform, the RIM Wireless Handheld™ product line, software development tools, radio-modems, and software/hardware licensing agreements. For more information, visit www.rim.com or www.blackberry.com.
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology.
With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than two billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and offline products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications.
Expert Table Sponsors:
OpenShift is Red Hat's open source, auto-scaling Platform as a Service (PaaS) for Java, Ruby, Node.js, Python, PHP and Perl applications. OpenShift takes care of all the infrastructure, middleware, and management headaches, allowing developers to focus on their code and customers. Sign up now and get a total of 1.5GB RAM and 3GB of storage to host your applications in the cloud for free. All it takes is an email address - use promo code HACKMI.
Apigee is the leading provider of API products and technology for enterprises and developers. Hundreds of companies including AT&T, Netflix, eBay, Pearson, and Gilt Groupe as well as tens of thousands of developers use Apigee to simplify the delivery of APIs. Learn more at www.apigee.com.
The MapQuest Developer Network provides free, flexible, easy-to-use and customizable APIs and Web Services to help add and enhance location content on your site. Of interest to mobile developers, MapQuest's iOS & Android SDKs. For everything else, we have Directions, Geocoding, Search, Traffic, and Static Map Web Services that work with almost any language or framework.
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