Gold Sponsors

yahoo google
Yahoo! attracts hundreds of millions of users every month through its innovative technology and engaging content and services, making it one of the most trafficked Internet destinations and a world class online media company. Yahoo!’s vision is to be the center of people’s online lives by delivering personally relevant, meaningful Internet experiences. Yahoo! is headquartered in Sunnyvale, California. For more information, visit or the company’s blog, Yodel Anecdotal.
In little more than a decade, Google created one of the world’s largest global computing infrastructures for both internal and external use. Using our unique technologies along with open source tools, we keep Google’s customer-facing products running, robust and secure. Our objective is to create solutions that allow people to work and communicate in new and innovative ways – giving back to the world’s technical community whenever we can. For more information, visit
microsoft lulu
Microsoft Research is dedicated to conducting both basic and applied research in computer science and software engineering. Its goals are to enhance the user experience on computing devices, reduce the cost of writing and maintaining software, and invent novel computing technologies. Microsoft Research also collaborates openly with colleges and universities worldwide to advance the field of computer science. More information can be found at Lulu is changing the world of publishing by empowering authors to publish their work themselves for free with complete editorial and copyright control. has truly become home to a new economy. Millions of registered users and two million site visitors each month as well as offices in Raleigh, London, Toronto and Bangalore, enable Lulu customers to reach the globe. Lulu published over 400,000 titles last year. More information is available at

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Participating units:

Office of the Provost
Institute for Advanced Analytics
Department of Computer Science
Computer Science ePartners Program
Office of Information Technology

Participating units:

Office of the Provost
College of Arts and Sciences
Vice Chancellor for Research & Economic Development
Department of Computer Science
Information Technology Services
School of Journalism and Mass Communication

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