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Category: Events

AWS re:Invent Hackathon 2013

We have organized a unique Hackathon for re:Invent 2013. The event will run from 9:00 AM to Midnight on November 12th in Ballroom A of the Venetian conference center in Las Vegas. Hack AwayParticipants will assemble into teams and compete to solve a challenge faced by one of four non-profit organizations that have agreed to […]

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The Startup Experience at AWS re:Invent

If you are part of a startup or if you have the entrepreneurial itch and aren’t sure how to scratch it, we have some AWS re:Invent sessions and events that will be of particular interest to you! Werner VogelsAmazon.com CTO Dr. Werner Vogels will be leading three separate startup events at re:Invent. All three events […]

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How Enterprises Like The Weather Company Use the AWS Cloud – TIA 2013 Keynote

Last week, I had the opportunity to attend and speak at TIA 2013 The Third Annual Conference of the Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA), which is the leading trade association representing the global information and communications technology (ICT) industry through standards development, policy initiatives, business opportunities, market intelligence and networking events. The 3 1/2 day conferences […]

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Follow My AWS Road Trip

After four months of planning and over 500 emails, I am less than 48 hours away from the start of my 5,000 mile road trip! I have created the AWS Road Trip site to give you the opportunity to follow my journey. I will be posting photos, videos, maps, and more as I make my […]

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Startup Weekend and AWS – Better Together

Have you ever been to a Startup Weekend event? In the space of 54 hours starting on a Friday evening (here’s a typical schedule), participants pitch business ideas, form teams, implement their ideas, and present their work before a panel of judges. Along the way there’s time for some coaching and a quick lesson in […]

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AWS at the University Hacker Olympics

We were pleased to be able to sponsor the University Hacker Olympics event earlier this year. Held in San Francisco, the event attracted 100 student scholars from 25 universities. The students competed for a chance to win over $150,000 in travel and other prizes. As a platium sponsor, we provided AWS credits to all contestants, […]

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Meet the AWS Team at SxSW

Several of my colleagues on the AWS team are heading to South by Southwest (SxSW) this year. If you are planning to be there, they’d be overjoyed to meet you. We have a booth, two AWS sessions, and some special events: Amazon BoothThe AWS team will be at the Austin Convention Center during SxSW Interactive […]

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