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Independent Games Festival finalists and ceremony at GDC 2019


Friday, January 4, 2019 by

The Independent Games Festival (IGF) has revealed the finalists for its 21st annual awards ceremony. The IGF Awards will take place March 20th, 2019 at 6.30pm PT during the Game Developers Conference 2019, and will be hosted by Meg Jayanth, the award-winning writer of 80 Days, the acclaimed globetrotting interactive storytelling game and former IGF Award winner for Exce...


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GDC 2018 breaks attendance records


Monday, April 2, 2018 by

The 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) ended after a week of networking, learning and inspiration. This year, the event saw a record attendance of 28,000 industry professionals at San Francisco’s Moscone Convention Center from March 19-23. GDC and VRDC will be returning to the Moscone Convention Center on Monday, March 18 to Friday, March 22, 2019. The call for submi...


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Change the Game Design Challenge launches from Google


Wednesday, March 28, 2018 by

Of the hundreds of millions of people around the world who enjoy games on Google Play, 49% are women, yet only 23% of game developers identify as women says Google Play's Jackie Lau in a recent blog article. In the article she announced that Google will be teaming up with the organization Girls Make Games and the ESA Foundation in order to launch a new contest named the...


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The IGF 2018 winning line-up


Tuesday, March 27, 2018 by

Infinite Fall’s Night in the Woods took home the $30,000 Seumas McNally Grand Prize for Best Independent Game at the 20th annual Independent Games Festival (IGF) Awards. The ceremony took place as part of the 2018 Game Developers Conference (GDC) at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco. In addition to the grand prize, Night in the Woods also received top honor...


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Automotive startup competition 2017 finalists


Monday, October 9, 2017 by

The Los Angeles Auto Show (LA Auto Show) and AutoMobility LA has announced the finalists for its 2017 Top Ten Automotive Startups Competition (Top Ten) presented by Magna International, Inc. Selected from nearly 300 applicants, these innovative finalists were chosen based on a number of different criteria including the potential to greatly impact the daily transportatio...


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IoT app development contest announced by Sigma Design and Make:


Friday, September 29, 2017 by

Sigma Designs and Make: have announced a smart home Z-Wave app design contest for Makers and Developers. Sigma has launched the Z-Wave Smart Home Maker Challenge in cooperation with Make: and in unison with the flag-ship World Maker Faire that takes place in New York City September 23-24th. The smart home design competition will be hosted on the all-new Maker Share comm...


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Appy Pie App Sheets feature


Friday, July 21, 2017 by

Appy Pie, a cloud-based mobile application builder platform just announced the launch of its App Sheets feature, which allows business owners to link all of their Google Spreadsheets and Forms into an app to modify in real-time. Appy Pie’s newest feature allows users to have access to their Google Spreadsheets or Forms directly from the Appy Pie app to instantly add, mo...


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Millionaire's Run game app offers winner-takes-all $1M grand prize


Monday, July 17, 2017 by

A new mobile app just launched that’s set to reimagine the running game experience for both expert and casual players. As part of the launch, the team will host a global competition in search of the app’s fastest runner over the course of the next six months, with a $1,000 cash pot for each week’s high score, and a phenomenal winner-takes-all $1 million grand prize to p...


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Poker Night in America bets on KamaGames to make their mobile app


Wednesday, June 28, 2017 by

The KamaGames Group, have announced their partnership with Poker Night in America, the high stakes poker television show, that premieres every Monday & Sunday on CBS Sports Network in North America.The partnership will see the release of a standalone branded Poker Night in America app which will leverage the KamaGames technology platform and global liquidity of play...


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Tap to Print: Android App Challenge


Thursday, June 22, 2017 by

Add print to your app by July 12th for guaranteed prizes!Android developers, want a reward for boosting your app(s)? Mopria is awarding devs who give their app the useful function of mobile printing.The ability to print is a great tool for your app; it can increase your user retention, spike in-app purchases, and enhance your usability.Take part in the Tap to Print Chal...


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What we learned at GDC 2017, and dates for GDC 2018 announced


Monday, March 13, 2017 by

The 2017 Game Developers Conference (GDC), the world’s largest and longest-running event serving professionals dedicated to the art and science of making games, concluded a successful week of networking, learning and inspiration. In total, the conference hosted more than 26,000 professional attendees, 500 lectures, panels, tutorials and roundtable discussions, and ...


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Mopria Alliance Announces App Challenge for Android App Developers


Friday, July 29, 2016 by

The Mopria Alliance is reaching out to Android app developers with a new app competition. Co-sponsored by BeMyApp, the Mopria PRINTanomics Android App Challenge offers an online challenge designed to recognize the most innovative Android apps with mobile printing capabilities. You can register or learn more about the contest at http://appsthatprint.bemyapp.comPRINT...


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App Idea Awards Announce Finalists


Thursday, April 21, 2016 by

The App Idea Award is a contest that lets app entrepreneurs compete for the chance to get their app created for free. The awards have released the names of the six finalists who will compete for $70,000 in app design and development costs. The winner will be announced on at the May 3 in New York, where the six finalists will pitch judges from leading venture capita...


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AT&T Developer Summit Hosts Biggest Hackathon Yet with Over $250,000 Up for Grabs


Wednesday, December 2, 2015 by

The developer world is set to experience one of the biggest hackathons of the year on January 2–3, 2016. Developers will flock to Las Vegas during that time for a chance to win over US$250,000 in cash and prizes at the AT&T Developer Summit hackathon.It’s the biggest hackathon prize pool of the year, bar none. And participating is free! I like the word “plethora” to...


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Online Hackathon Challenges Developers to Create Innovative Applications Leveraging Handwriting Recognition Technology


Wednesday, August 26, 2015 by

MyScript, a leader in digital ink management technology, has launched the MyScript App Challenge, an online hackathon for developers. Participants are invited to build applications that demonstrate practical and innovative use cases where handwriting recognition technology can be leveraged. The competition will award $20,000 in prizes to contest participants.MyScri...


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Developers Win Over $100K in Connect Ability Challenge


Friday, August 7, 2015 by

AT&T and New York University’s ABILITY Lab, through the Connect Ability Challenge, have awarded over $100,000 in prizes to developers of high-tech solutions to improve the lives of people living with disabilities.  The Connect Ability Challenge was a three month long technology challenge to spur innovation for people with physical, social, emotional and cogniti...


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Games Developers Conference Opens Calls for Submissions for a Chance to Win $50,000


Wednesday, August 6, 2014 by

The 17th annual Independent Games Festival (IGF), a festival, summit, and showcase for indie games, has announced the opening of its call for game submissions. The 2015 IGF will be held at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco March 2-6. Entries for the main competition are now being accepted through October 22, 2014. Entries for the Student Showcas...


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Rackspace Announces Global Mobile App Challenge With $20,000 In Prizes


Monday, June 23, 2014 by

In order to inspire developers around the globe to be creative in architecting applications that solve pressing problems, Rackspace and ObjectRocket today announced the NoSQL Mobile App Challenge. Contestants will be tasked with building user-friendly mobile apps that have real world impact. To do this, they will have free access to various Rackspace technologies i...


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TV of Tomorrow Show to Host Hackathon Focused on Video Centric Apps


Thursday, May 22, 2014 by

TV of Tomorrow Show SF 2014 is hosting a companion event, the TVOT Hackathon 2014, which brings together hackers, directors, and other creatives and experts from the worlds of television, online video, advertising, big data, visual and sound design, display technology, art, music and beyond, to envision and build the TV of Tomorrow.The details:When: The TVOT Hackat...


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Tizen App Challenge Winners Announced


Monday, March 17, 2014 by

Tizen has announced the winners of the Tizen App Challenge, a contest that awarded over $4M in prizes to app developers. 54 prizes were awarded to top ranked Tizen apps across 9 categories. In addition, the top rated HTML5 apps received $50,000 each.Roughly half of the submissions were HTML5 and the other half were native. In a survey of contestants, a third o...


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Pebble Appstore on Android App Challenge Contest


Thursday, March 13, 2014 by

Pebble is celebrating the launch of its Pebble Appstore on Android by hosting the Pebble App Challenge, featuring a $5000 grand prize for the first place app developer(s) and a Pebble Steel for each of the Top 16 finalists. The Pebble App Challenge runs from now through March 23rd, 5pm PST. Between March 24th and March 27th developers, Pebble users and th...


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Android Developers Can Win Up to $8,000 in Cash With New Motion Control Contest


Sunday, February 16, 2014 by

Extreme Reality Opens Call for Submissions for the Extreme Motion Android Challenge 2014 Herzelia, Israel –Extreme Reality, the company to bring full-body motion analysis and control via a device’s native or peripheral camera, announces the call for submissions for the Extreme Motion Android Challenge 2014. The contest, open to Android game developers, gives participan...


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Nokia’s “Create” App Developer’s Contest Kicks Off


Monday, September 16, 2013 by

Microsoft and Nokia are wasting no time in generating buzz as they kick of the Nokia “Create” contest, a global competition to develop apps for Nokia Lumia and Windows Phone 8. Prizes include Nokia devices, promotions, credit for ad campaigns, and more. It’s an ingenious way to get developers to dip their feet in development waters for the Windows 8 platform ...


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CodeProject Announces The Intel App Innovation Contest


Thursday, August 1, 2013 by

Intel App Innovation Contest Challenges Developers to Get Creative to Win Over $100,000 in Cash Prizes Global competition pits developers against each other in the ultimate Windows 8 App challenge August 1, 2013 - TORONTO, Canada CodeProject has announced its newest contest, the Intel App Innovation Contest (AIC) 2013, with over $100,000 in cash prizes. The global ...


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$4 Million Tizen App Challenge Announced


Wednesday, July 10, 2013 by

There is some serious cheese out there for developers to compete for in the $4 million (US funds) Tizen App Challenge. Developers can compete for 54 prizes in nine categories. Backed by Samsung Electronics and Intel, the Tizen operating system is an HTML5 environment created to compete with other app ecosystems. In a related story, CNET reports that Samsung has del...