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Join Kin Lane and SOA Software at the Trojan Hack

Come get your hack on this weekend with SOA Software at the Trojan Hack! I will be going out to the University of Southern California to watch the students from various Los Angeles area universities compete to see which school has the best programmers and entrepreneurs. There is no limitation on what developers can build, the only… Continue reading →

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Thinking of Sponsoring a Hackathon?

Hackathons were a growing trend in the API space in 2011, and 2012 is shaping up to be a year of explosive growth around hackathons. For those that are new to the hackathon space, these events are not intended to perform illegal activities around computer networks. Software developers widely see hacking as a quick and… Continue reading →

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The Next Frontier for API Growth is Automobiles

The Internet is widely understood to be about web pages made up of HTML in which humans search, browse and consume via their desktops and laptop computers using their favorite browser. Quickly other pioneers like Salesforce, Amazon, eBay, Twitter, Facebook and Google showed us another dimension of the Internet accessible via the same architecture as… Continue reading →

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2012 Will Be the Battle for Your Digital Wallet

The X.Commerce Conference was a couple of weeks ago in San Francisco, where Paypal showcased their next generation of multi-channel commerce tools ranging from Paypal Access for quick consumer login, to expanded mobile, tablet and device based purchasing on Microsoft’s Xbox 360 game consoles. Behind all the hype at X.Commerce, at the heart of every move EBay / Paypal… Continue reading →