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Illini Hackers named season winners by Major League Hacking

Members of Illini Hackers, an organization officially formed in fall 2014, pose outside the Thomas M. Siebel Center for Computer Science. 
February 11, 2015

On the night of Jan. 27, the long wooden tables of Siebel Center’s room 2405 were nearly filled by 8:15 p.m. With a Pandora station pumping music through the hall’s speakers, students pulled out takeout...

Pebble Smart Watch allows students hands-free communication

Pebble Smart Watch can connect to any device that supports iOS or Android systems via Bluetooth to notify its user of any incoming calls, messages, e-mails and more. Some University students — participants in engineering courses, a campus workshop and a Twitter campaign — have received free watches.
May 6, 2014

Many engineering students have been spotted wearing the same watch on campus, and it’s not an accident. Pebble Smart Watch has a black-and-white e-paper display. It can connect to any device that supports...

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