Google waves $10 million cash prize at Android developers

Google has put up $10 million in cash to encourage developers to start creating applications for Android, its new mobile platform.

Google waves $10 million cash prize at Android developers

In the first part of the Android Developer Challenge which closes on 3 March, the search giant will award $25,000 each to the 50 best submitted applications.

A second stage of the competition will be launched after the first Android handsets are released, which should be around the second half of 2008. The ten best applications will receive a cool $275,000, with the ten runners up walking away with $100,000.

According to the competition website, Google “welcomes all types of applications but are looking to reward innovative, useful apps that make use of Android’s capabilities to deliver a better mobile experience.”

Anyone interested in the competition can download the SDK and find further details on the site.

Mobile phone news, reviews, themes and downloads at Know Your Mobile

Disclaimer: Some pages on this site may include an affiliate link. This does not effect our editorial in any way.

Todays Highlights
How to See Google Search History
how to download photos from google photos