TradeStation Developer Contest Winners Announced

Some developers whose work arguably goes beyond simple wallpaper apps or even complicated games are being recognized for their work today.  TradeStation has announced the winners of its TradeStation 9.0 Developer Challenge. Since TradeStation is a broker and futures commission merchant, this contest required developers to make something that people interested in finances might find… Continue reading TradeStation Developer Contest Winners Announced

Microsoft Dev Unplugged Contest Begins

It seems like a whole lot of developer contests are starting to pile up these days, and at some point, that’s bound to cause some confusion (imagine someone submitting an iPhone app to Google or swapping a couple of deadlines, for example).  But developers should be happy for the opportunity to win Microsoft’s new Dev… Continue reading Microsoft Dev Unplugged Contest Begins

List Of Top 50 Mobile Gaming Devs (Partly) Revealed

It’s time again for some of the best mobile gaming developers around to be recognized for their work.  This week, PocketGamer.biz began to reveal its list of the top 50 developers of 2010, with numbers 50 through 41 going public today. We’d encourage everyone in this field to continue to check PocketGamer’s site as more… Continue reading List Of Top 50 Mobile Gaming Devs (Partly) Revealed

Qualcomm Names Winners Of Augmented Reality Developer Challenge

Developers who are interested in augmented reality (and not too prone to jealousy) might want to pay attention.  Earlier today, Qualcomm announced the three winners of its misleadingly named 2010 Augmented Reality Developer Challenge. Paulius Liekis and Arminas Didziokas won first place and an impressive $125,000 for an app called Paparazzi.  According to an official… Continue reading Qualcomm Names Winners Of Augmented Reality Developer Challenge

OnStar Student Developer Challenge Announced

For the owners of many GM vehicles, OnStar is a known – and welcome – name, as the tech helps them find their way and stay safe.  And now, OnStar’s essentially inviting young app developers to become part of the team with the 2011 OnStar Student Developer Challenge. Students at Carnegie Mellon University, Massachusetts Institute… Continue reading OnStar Student Developer Challenge Announced

Game Developers Choice Awards Open For Nominations

Soon enough, the Game Developers Choice Awards will be distributed to the industry’s top teams and individuals.  The old “can’t win if you don’t play” saying applies, however, so here’s one other important piece of information: the window for nominations will only be open today through January 8th. Don’t worry about high costs or other… Continue reading Game Developers Choice Awards Open For Nominations

Qualcomm Contest Submission Window Opens

It’s time for developers who are interested in Qualcomm’s Augmented Reality SDK and could use $125,000 to kick their app-making skills into high gear.  The submission period of the 2010 Augmented Reality Developer Challenge is now open. Participants can create just about anything they like, from a game to an educational app to a business… Continue reading Qualcomm Contest Submission Window Opens