Yahoo India hosts mashup event

Yahoo India hosts mashup event

Summary: Two hundred developers converged on the online portal's Indian headquarters to create mashups based around Flickr and other applications

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  • Most developers kept going all night with just an hour of sleep or none at all.

    Social networking was very much the theme of the day and featured in a large number of the hacks put forward by the entrants. Many of the hacks followed the aggregation and collaboration concepts that form the basis of Yahoo's own technology proposition.

    The Most Viral hack, called Facebook Friend Folio, allows a user to see all their friends, their photos (on Facebook and Flickr), their geographic location on a map, their horoscope and their favourite movies in one single interface, instead of having to click through each Facebook profile.

  • Caffeine, the developer's friend, was in plentiful suppply; however, the affects of a Red Bull breakfast were too much for some.

  • Bangalore is the fastest-growing economic market in India and the third-largest hub for high net worth individuals after Mumbai and Delhi.

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Adrian Bridgwater

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Adrian Bridgwater a freelance journalist specialising in cross platform software application development as well as all related aspects of software engineering and project management.

Adrian is a regular blogger with ZDNet.co.uk covering the application development landscape and the movers, shakers and start-ups that make the industry the vibrant place that it is.

His journalistic creed is to bring forward-thinking, impartial, technology editorial to a professional (and hobbyist) software audience around the world. His mission is to objectively inform, educate and challenge - and through this champion better coding capabilities and ultimately better software engineering.

Adrian has worked as a freelance technology journalist and public relations consultant for over fifteen years. His work has been published in various international publications including the Wall Street Journal, CNET.com, The Register, ComputerWeekly.com, BBC World Service magazines, Web Designer magazine, Silicon.com, the UAE’s Khaleej Times & ITP.net and SYS-CON’s Web Developer’s Journal. He has worked as technology editor for international travel & retail magazines and also produced annual technology industry review features for UK-based publishers ISC. Additionally, he has worked as a telecoms industry analyst for Business Monitor International.

In previous commercially focused roles, Adrian directed publicity work for clients including IBM, Microsoft, Compaq, Intel, Motorola, Computer Associates, Ascom, Infonet and RIM. Adrian has also conducted media training and consultancy programmes for companies including Sony-Ericsson, IBM, RIM and Kingston Technology.

He is also a published travel writer and has lived and worked abroad for 10 years in Tanzania, Australia, the United Arab Emirates, Italy and the United States.

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