REMINDER:

Given the fact that we are close to the registration due date, we will like to remind the facts and key points that needs to be completed for February 4th 2009:
1. It’s not necessary to have the Requirements Form signed at the Registration stage.
2. Only the Online Registration, Proposal Template and the Team Entry Form are required at this stage.
3. The selected Team / Individuals will need to submit the Requirement Form before the submission of the final solution.

RETO 2.0 EXPLAINED();

Create your team and build a "mashup application" using our provided API and win up to $7250 in prizes.
Your mission in the Contest is to write an original consumer Web application that integrates at least three of the Web 2.0 API Categories which are Photo, News, Tagging, Shopping, Video, Advertising, Community and Recommendations with content areas of ElNuevoDia.com in an original mash up that creates a compelling user experience.

A working demo of the solution needs to be installed in a beta environment in the ElNuevoDia.com site; this is the essence of the work that will be judged. The key to your job is to convince us of why your program is interesting and why it will be a hit with web and/or mobile consumers.

Feel free to propose creative and effective solutions that are technologically innovative, appealing to consumers, and have commercial potential.

For more information contact us or email us at reto2-0@apex.pr

SPONSORS

HP & Microsoft

PRESENTERS

El Nuevo Dia & Apex Technologies

COORDINADORES

Recinto Universitario de Mayagüez
  • RUM - Centro de Innovación Tecnológica del Colegio de Administración de Empresas
  • RUM - Colegio de Ingeniería

TEAM WINNING PRIZES

  • $3000 per team member (maximum of $9000 per team)
  • Chance of internship / job in Apex Technologies
  • Presentation and promotion of the solution to the web page www.elnuevodia.com
  • Participation at a conference for Microsoft Professional Developers 2009 in Los Angeles California (travel and hotel included)
  • Microsoft Products per Team member (a maximum of 3 members) including in Polo-Shirt, Optical Mouse, MS Keyboard, Microsoft Camera, Backpack, Microsoft Encarta, Office Ultimate 2007, Microsoft Pen and Microsoft Mug.
  • HP Compaq Business Notebook 6530b - Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz - Centrino 2 - RAM 2 GB - 120 GB HDD - DVD ± RW - GMA 4500MHD - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN: 802.11 a / b / g / n (draft) - TPM - Vista Business / XP Pro downgrade, 1 year warranty
  • 1 year subscription to the electronic version of El Nuevo Dia

TEAM MENTOR WINNING PRIZES

  • Public recognition
  • Microsoft products: Polo-Shirt, Optical Mouse, MS Keyboard, Microsoft Camera, Backpack, Microsoft Encarta, Office Ultimate 2007, Microsoft Pen and Microsoft Mug.
  • HP Compaq Business Notebook 6530b - Core 2 Duo P8400 / 2.26 GHz - Centrino 2 - RAM 2 GB - 120 GB HDD - DVD ± RW - GMA 4500MHD - Gigabit Ethernet - WLAN: 802.11 a / b / g / n (draft) - TPM - Vista Business / XP Pro downgrade, 1 year warranty
  • 1 year subscription to the electronic version of El Nuevo Dia