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.
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.
Also honored: research into the beer-goggle effect, walking on lunar water, and the probability of cows lying down.
GeoPalz is launching an app called Lockerbot that enables parents to set activity requirements that then unlock certain features on Droids.
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.
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.
Student projects for handheld diagnostic tool and technology for helping handicapped children win awards from the society for electrical and electronic engineers.
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!
More than 100 prize winners were selected for their proposals on how to best transform health care.
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!