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Hackathons Foster a Culture of Connectivity

Hackathons are all the rage these days. The term “hack” is overused and the term Hackathon has been used to describe actual Hackathon events as well as sprints in an Agile environment. We know that the most innovative ideas are a result of collaboration, not just the idea of one single person. Hackathons foster a culture of collaboration by bringing together great minds to create new products. If you’re at the point when you’re questioning the value of a Hackathon, let me expand on the cultural and organzial benefits.…

Wikipedia and YouTube Dominate Search Results Globally, a New Study Finds

Amazon Is in the Top Ten Most Visible Websites on Google in Six Countries Wikipedia retains its crown as the most visible website in Google search results globally based on its performance in organic search in ten countries, including the United States, UK, Germany and France. Second comes YouTube, which also saw the biggest absolute improvement in search performance over the whole of 2018 in all the countries analyzed. The findings come from Searchmetrics’ annual SEO World Rankings study which analyzed search results…

Wikimedia Receives Another $3.1 Million and Free Cloud APIs from Google

Google Is Partnering with Wikimedia in Its Search to Find the Next Billion Non-Native English Speakers Google is all set to extend its support to Wikimedia — Wikipedia's parent company to find one billion new users. To solidify its support, Google announced an additional $3.1 million to Wikimedia at The World Economic Forum. The investment also guarantees Wikimedia Editors free access to a plethora of top-notch Machine Learning Tools. The amount — $3.1 million — is being split, with $1.1 million going to the Wikimedia…