10/20/2015 -The Daily Texan | by Jameson Pitts
Team Gimli fuels themselves on orange soda and Einstein Bros. Bagels as they eagerly await the announcement of the secret theme at the third game jam hosted by Jolly, a local development studio.Read more
The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2012 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 24, 2012 at the Frank Erwin Center.Read more
04/30/2012 -The Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) program at UTCS is fortunate to count many companies with world-class research programs as partners. FoCS partners Google, IBM, Microsoft, Sandia National Laboratories and Yahoo! are all on the forefront of technological innovation.Read more
03/24/2012 -Yahoo! Hack U is two days of learning, hacking and fun. Yahoo! Hack U came to UTCS March 22 & 23rd. Attendees at this year's hack heard interesting tech talks, received hacking tips and lessons, and took part in hands-on coding workshops where they worked with cutting-edge technology.Read more
02/08/2012 -The 2012 CNS Career Fair, held on February 2nd at the Frank Erwin Center, had 126 employers in attendance seeking candidates for full-time, part-time, internship and co-op positions. Computer Science students and alumni were in high demand, with 91% (115) of employers interested in them. Seventeen of those employers were our Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) partners. FoCS partners at the Career Fair were recognized with a special FoCS ribbon to drive CS students to their booths.Read more
09/21/2011 -Two UTCS teams made it to the final round of Yahoo!'s Open Hack All Stars event in New York City. The All Stars event was made up of winning teams from Yahoo! Open Hack and HackU events from around the world. A total of 40 hackers competed in this first ever event. Teams were competing for a $10,000 prize and the opportunity to present their hack to VCs, CEOs, and other Yahoo! senior executives and partners.Read more
09/19/2011 -The University of Texas at Austin Department of Computer Science (UTCS) Friends of Computer Science (FoCS) 2011 Career Brunch was held in conjunction with the College of Natural Sciences (CNS) Career Expo on September 19, 2011 at the Frank Erwin Center.Read more
06/15/2011 - IBM Corp. will celebrate its 100-year anniversary Thursday an unusually long tenure for a company in the ever-changing technology industry.
Austin has been part of IBM's history for less that half of that time, but the city has become one of the company's most important research and development hubs.
With about 6,000 employees, Austin is IBM's second-largest single site in the U.S., although it's still less than 2 percent of the company's 400,000 employees worldwide.Read more
03/26/2011 -PhoneSlice, a version of the popular mobile game Fruit Ninja, won Yahoo's UT-Austin Hack U contest. Farhad Abasov, Michael Teng, and Michael Akilian created a proxy server to communicate between two iPhones and the Flash application.Read more