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Box.net Mobile Developer Challenge

Box.net just announced the Mobile Dev Challenge,along with their release of two new API methods, an updated iOS library, and new Android library.

The goal of the Box Mobile Dev Challenge is to build the next generation of mobile and tablet applications for businesses.

Winners of the challenge will get mobile ad network credits with InMobi, meetings with Draper Fisher Jurvetson to pitch their big ideas, TouchPads from HP, $35K in cash, and an opportunity to present onstage at Box's customer conference, BoxWorks.

Developers have 60 days to build innovative apps that use the box platform, including the new APIs.

Application entries will be evaluated by a panel of judges from Accenture, AT&T, DFJ, HP, InMobi, Verizon, ReadWriteWeb, MobileCrunch, VentureBeat and Box.net.

You can find more information on the Box Mobile Dev Challenge page.