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Challenge Overview

Have you heard about the IBM Watson challenge series we organized for St. Valentine Day? Are you interested in Cognitive software solutions but not sure how to start because it looks complex? You are in the right place! Alongside the prized IBM Watson challenges this February, we organized a series of smaller and easier challenges that will introduce you to different services provided by Watson. There is no a better way to learn a new technology than to try this technology on a simple but real problem!

If you don't have IBM Cloud Account yet, please register it via this link; also consider to join the renovated Topcoder Cognitive Community, if you have not already.

To make participation in these educational challenges even a bit more interesting, we offer some prizes:
  • $1000 will be given to the member who has completed the most of these educational challenges (six in total). In case there are few such members, this prizes will be equality divided among them;
  • Additionally, ten prizes, $200 each, will be randomly distributed among all members who have completed any of these educational challenges. During this random draw, your chance to get a prize will be proportional to the number of challenges you have completed, e.g. if we draw between just three competitors who have completed 1, 2, and 3 challenges each, their chances to be drawn will be: 16.7%, 33.0%, 50.0%.
In this challenge we want you to use Watson’s Discovery News service to create a simple app that finds in media and shows to the user recent news about Topcoder, along with enrichement information added to the news by Watson.

Final Submission Guidelines

Submit your solution, including instructions how to setup and use it, and a brief demo video, demonstrating it in action.

Payments

Topcoder will compensate members in accordance with our standard payment policies, unless otherwise specified in this challenge. For information on payment policies, setting up your profile to receive payments, and general payment questions, please refer to ‌Payment Policies and Instructions.

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2018 Topcoder(R) Open

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