Microsoft Hosts El Paso Hackathon

Microsoft is taking a positive step to keep El Pasoans safe.

This weekend, the company sponsored the El Paso Strong Hackathon event. Coders assembled at the El Paso Community Foundation starting Friday and worked through the weekend to develop special apps for education, community, mental health and general safety. The event hosted by Microsoft TechSpark was the idea of UTEP computer science major Malina Salazar.