Facebook Hacker Cup

This is not related to Ubuntu, but it's quite interesting since most of you are using Facebook - the No1 social media nowadays. Facebook today announced that it has opened registration for the Hacker Cup, its annual competition for programmers with a $10,000 top prize, up from $5,000 last year, for the best of them all. Facebook holds the Hacker Cup in rounds, starting first online and then culminating in a final onsite round at Facebook’s HQ in Menlo Park, CA for the top 25 programmers.


Attention Hackers! The dates have been set for Facebook Hacker Cup 2013.

Jan 7 - Jan 27-- Registration
Jan 25 - Jan 27 -- Online Qualification Round
Feb 2 -- Online Elimination Round 1
Feb 9 -- Online Elimination Round 2
Feb 16 -- Online Elimination Round 3
March 22 -23 -- Onsite Finals at Facebook

Registration will open next week - stay tuned!

The Facebook Hacker Cup is an annual worldwide programming competition where hackers compete against each other for fame, fortune, glory and a shot at the coveted Hacker Cup. Want to compete? checkout our FAQ section for complete details.


  1. Are they all using Ubuntu in the challenge?
    Or is that picture unrelated?


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