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Monday, September 18, 2017 - 7:35am

We are very excited to announce that for the Fall 2016 semester in North America, Major League Hacking will be partnering with Ubisoft to challenge student hackers to learn cybersecurity skills inspired by Watch Dogs 2. In Watch Dogs 2 players use a smart phone to break into everything from cameras to stop lights, drones, […]

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Tuesday, August 29, 2017 - 7:35am

We are proud to announce that for our 2017 Hackathon Season, Major League Hacking will be partnering with Hack Harassment, an initiative to combat online harassment launched by Intel, Vox Media, Recode, and Lady Gaga’s Born This Way Foundation. Together we will be launching an Anti-Harassment hack category at all season member events and a […]

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Wednesday, July 12, 2017 - 9:38pm

You might have noticed some small changes in our logo (at least one awesome hacker did). Today we are very excited to announce that Windows will be joining Dell as Major League Hacking’s co-presenting partner for North America this year. For all of the MLH fans out there, you’ve already seen many ways Dell and […]

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Friday, April 14, 2017 - 7:40am

Note: This story was originally published on Make. Major League Hacking students will be some of the first developers to get their hands on the new Oculus Rift. Major League Hacking (MLH) is the official student hackathon league. At high schools and universities around the world, more than 65,000 students come together each year at […]

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017 - 7:40am

This tutorial will explain how to get the Oculus Rift consumer version working with Unity as of April 9, 2016.   At Bitcamp, we kicked off our new partnership with Oculus to distribute the brand new Rifts to student hackers around the world. You can read more about it on VentureBeat or MAKE. Since a […]

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Wednesday, March 8, 2017 - 5:10pm

Learn how to solder with Xyla Foxlin from Beauty and the Bolt, an awesome MLH student hacker, entrepreneur, and mentor.     Ever wanted to wield an extremely metal point with the precision of an artist and background of an electrical engineer? Then pay attention! Here we will teach you the basics of through-hole soldering, […]

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Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 11:30am

Last month, we announced the winner of the Fall semester Watch_Dogs® 2 CTF challenge and taught you how to solve Level 1 of the CTF, Miss Marple. If you haven’t yet had a chance to try out the challenges, you can still head over to https://watchdogs.mlh.io/ and log in with MyMLH to give it a […]

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 5:10pm

This fall, thousands of student hackers learned cybersecurity skills in a Capture the Flag (CTF) challenge inspired by Watch_Dogs® 2. Watch_Dogs® 2 is a brand new game from Ubisoft that follows the story of Marcus Holloway and fellow blackhat hackers in DedSec who use their skills to take down the evil Blume Corporation and their […]

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Wednesday, December 21, 2016 - 5:10pm

Starting today, you can officially pre-register to run an MLH Localhost event on your campus. MLH Localhost makes it as easy as possible to teach your fellow hackers new skills, run community-building activities, and create a space where people will come together to learn, build, and share awesome technology with their new friends. It’s a Hacker Club in […]

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Monday, December 5, 2016 - 7:40am

Get ready to Spring in to Hackathon Season! Today we are announcing the first batch of MLH Member Events for Spring 2016. We love seeing all of the brand new hackathons each season. They enable more students than ever before to have access to high quality hacker communities and events where they can learn, build, […]

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Jon is a co-founder of MLH, National Director of the StartupBus and was formerly a Developer Evangelist at Twilio.