Android Development Off With A Bang and A Buck

Google released the development kit for it's much-discussed mobile-OS Andriod today with a contest worth $10 million.

The Android SDK release was accompanied by the announcement of the Android Developer Challenge, with $10 million in funding for the best Android applications. Submissions for the first round will begin January 2nd and close March 3rd, with the top 50 picking up $25,000 to start. The lucky fifty will then compete for 10 awards of $275,000 each, and 10 of $100,000 each. Interested parties should check out Google's Official ADC page.

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Justin Ryan is a Contributing Editor for Linux Journal.