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Robots, AI Food Delivery & ‘Instagram Local’: Inside Taboola’s First Worldwide Hackathon

If you had two days and the full technological resources of the world’s largest discovery platform at your disposal, what would you create? Last month, we posed that question to our engineering team in Taboola’s first-ever worldwide hackathon, providing every group with one simple guideline—create something you’re inspired by that your fellow Taboolars might find […]

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How One College Student Helped Define the Future of VR in Taboola’s Engineering Challenge

Here at Taboola, we’re always looking at ways to leverage future audience trends, such as virtual reality (VR) technology. So in May of 2016, in my closing keynote speech at LA West Coast Hackathon, I laid out a challenge for the engineering youth that were there to participate. The challenge was this: Use Taboola content […]

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Live from LA Hacks: Announcing the First Taboola Virtual Reality Challenge

In recent years, one of my favorite hobbies has been following the evolution of virtual reality (VR) from a geeky thought experiment into a truly breakthrough technology. With the development of new consumer offerings such as Oculus Rift and Google Cardboard, VR has the potential to “go mainstream” and forever change the way we interact […]


Taboola Sponsors Machine Learning Projects at Hacktech

Taboola was excited to sponsor the recent Hacktech hackathon at the California Institute of Technology in Pasadena, CA. Over 500 students from around the country came together for the event, an intense 36 hour competition where teams of up to four students hacked away through the night, submitting nearly 100 tech projects for prizes topping […]