Wowzapp: Microsoft Opens Registration For Its Worldwide Windows 8 Hackathon In November

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http://techcrunch.com – Windows 8 is almost here, but despite Microsoft’s best efforts, there just aren’t that many Windows 8-style apps available yet. To kick-start the Windows 8 development community, Microsoft today announced that it is hosting a global hackathon in over 60 cities from November 9 to 11. Registration for the event is now open. The hackathon, which Microsoft decided to call “Wowzapp 2012,” is mostly geared toward students, but a Microsoft spokesperson told me that it is open to all developers. Microsoft will provide all participants with the necessary tools to build their app (IT news)