The Open Handset Alliance, a group of more than 30 technology and mobile companies, is developing Android: the first complete, open, and free mobile platform. The father – of course- is GOOGLE.
– free to download
– available for a wide range of mobile Phones (unlike IPhone)
– easy to customize
– interesting 🙂
More info here from Sergey Brin and Steve Horowitz
Also, in the Android Developer Challenge I, the 50 most promising entries received by April 14 will each receive a $25,000 award to fund further development. Those selected will then be eligible for even greater recognition via ten $275,000 awards and ten $100,000 awards.
There is also an Android Developer Challenge II. Stay tuned !