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Samsung, Intel dangle $4M in prizes for Tizen apps

Winning apps are eligible for prizes that range between $50,000 and $200,000, as the two companies attempt to spur development in their upstart operating system.

By Jul. 8, 2013


Internet pioneers to collect first Queen Elizabeth Prizes

The queen of England will award the trophies Wednesday for a new million-pound prize to encourage engineering to Tim Berners-Lee, Robert Kahn, Vint Cerf, Marc Andreessen, and Louis Pouzin.

By Jun. 24, 2013


Anti-hijacker trap door among loony Ig Nobel prizes

Also honored: research into the beer-goggle effect, walking on lunar water, and the probability of cows lying down.

By Sep. 13, 2013


A pedometer for kids turns a little sweat into prizes

GeoPalz is launching an app called Lockerbot that enables parents to set activity requirements that then unlock certain features on Droids.

By Jan. 13, 2012


Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century leaderboard: Points mean prizes

Whosoever predicts our Greatest Gadget tournament most accurately stands to win a peachy Xbox Kinect bundle. Our leaderboard shows who's made the most correct predictions so far.

By Nov. 15, 2010


Start voting for your Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century and win big prizes!

Close those spreadsheets, take your phone off the hook, and forget all about your employer's demands. It's time to cast your votes in our Greatest Gadget of the 21st Century tournament.

By Nov. 8, 2010


IEEE awards prizes for tech that benefits humanity

Student projects for handheld diagnostic tool and technology for helping handicapped children win awards from the society for electrical and electronic engineers.

By Jun. 25, 2009


Enter the Audiophillie music contest for a chance at winning big prizes

So you think you can make an awesome-sounding recording of your music? Great, enter the The Audiophillie Music Awards contest and you might win a little fame and a set of Monster Turbine in-ear headphones!

By Feb. 26, 2010


Gates Foundation hands out prizes for health ideas

More than 100 prize winners were selected for their proposals on how to best transform health care.

By Oct. 22, 2008


OurStage lets bands compete to win prizes

OurStage lets fans vote on head-to-head matchups between participating artists. The winners could take home up to $5,000 in cash. And there doesn't seem to be any catch!

By Jun. 18, 2008