Microsoft launches Windows Bounty program, offering awards up to $250,000

Microsoft has been running a bounty program for a few years now, launching it just ahead of the release of Windows 8.1 back in mid-2013. At the time, the company was awarding up to $50,000 for exploit

Air Force launches bug bounty program

The Air Force announced today that it will launch a bug bounty next month for several of its public-facing websites, allowing hackers to seek out vulnerabilities in the sites and exchange them for cas

Yelp’s bug bounty improves security and attracts talent

Since Yelp opened its bug bounty to the public six months ago, the company has paid out more than $17,000 to hackers who have discovered vulnerabilities in its products. But the bug bounty program doe

Bounty Is An App That Connects Smartphone Users With Nearby Gigs

An Istanbul-based startup called Twentify took the stage this afternoon at TechCrunch Disrupt London 2015 to talk about their gig-finding app Bounty, which helps people find nearby small jobs they can

Donay Launches A New Way For Businesses And Users To Incentivize And Reward Open Source Programmers At Disrupt NY

Donay, a Dutch startup that’s officially launching at TechCrunch Disrupt 2013 NY, wants to make it easier for companies and users to provide incentives to open source developers. Say your compan

Kinect Hacked, Open Source Drivers Now Working

It is finished. Hector Martin just posted full driver for the Kinect that can support RGB input as well as depth sensing. The audio features still don’t work.