Android Developer Challenge

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Google made available the SDK for its Android open standard mobile operating system as part of the Open Handset Alliance. Details on the platform and the SDK are available on Google’s blog.

Google also announced the Android Developer Challenge where the search company will award a total of $10 million between two tiers of submissions. Challenge I, with entries being accepted between January 2 and March 3 of next year, will reward the 50 most promising entries $25,000 to fund further development. The pool of 50 winners will be eligible for an additional $100,000 to $275,000 for their work. Challenge II will commence once handsets are released into the market.

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