Google I/O Extended Livestream in Cape Town will take place on Thursday, June 28, 2012 at 6:00 PM till 12:00 AM at Umbono HQ.
The annual Google I/O event takes place 27th – 29th June 2012. Google will be streaming some of the live talks as well as give developers around the world the opportunity to interact via the Google I/O extended viewing events.
The viewing schedule for the live events in local SA time are available at the follwing link: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/pub?key=0AuPMPxwoLd23dDJwRGJTejVyUUlQWVlVZ3plOFhFYVE&output=html
Food and Google goodies / swag will be given to attendees.
We have limited seats so please register via eventbrite http://www.eventbrite.com/event/3811215448
What is the Google Apps Developer Challenge?
Welcome to the Google Apps Developer Challenge! It’s time to show the world what you can do with Google Apps and the Google Drive API.
Developers in 6 regions across the world will win prizes that include Chromebooks and up to $20,000 USD with other special prizes for students and female developers!
All you have to do is build and submit an amazing application in one of these categories:
Enterprise / Small Business Solutions
Social / Personal Productivity / Games / Fun
Not-for-Profit: Education / Water / Food & Hunger / Health
A winner will be chosen for each category, in each region — 18 prizes in total.
Want to start hacking?
Join one of our Google Apps Developer Launch events across Africa, Asia and Latin America. The first round of submissions closes August 24, 2012.
The Google Umbono startup support programme in Cape Town is looking for “top” superstart developers to help on projects from time to time in the following categories:
Please complete the following form http://goo.gl/coepM to notify the Google Umbono team of your skills and availability. Preferably people based in Cape Town.
The competition has officially began. We have finally launched our website (http://androidchallenge.org/). The website was created by our dedicated volunteers Serigne Mbacke (design expert) and Mamadou Ngor Diouf (developer, designer, community leader, IT ambassaddor, etc.) and Fiifi Baidoo (GTUG Manager from Ghana) just join the team . Lamine and myself did the easy part, which is updating the content. Bravo to the whole team as time was limited and pressure was high.
Note that the website is work in progress and shall be improved throughout the competition. However, it has enough information to put all of you to work towards this internationally recognized IT community competition.
This time line will be confirmed
December 20, 2011 – Africa Android Challenge announced
December 20, 2011 – submission site opens developers submit apps and courses
February 15, 2012 – deadline for submitting apps or courses
February 29, 2012 – end of first round – judges announce winners
March 1st, 2012 – resubmission site opens
June 1st, 2012 – deadline for resubmitting apps or courses
June 15, 2012- end of second round – judges announce winners
Please visit http://www.androidchallenge.org for more information on this competition.
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Great news it’s Mobile Monday time again in Cape Town, following on from the huge success and record breaking attendance at the re-launch event, we have an exciting event planned for the 7th November in conjunction with Google!
See http://momoct.com for more details
gsouthafrica 2.0 is taking place on 3 and 4 November 2011.
Day 1 is aimed at business and marketing professionals and Day 2 is aimed at software developers and webmasters.
Please apply to reserve your seat at this event and read more about it at https://sites.google.com/site/gsouthafrica20/