Samsung, Intel dangle $4M in prizes for Tizen apps
Likely by Samsung’s design, the Tizen OS looks reminiscent of Android.
Samsung Electronics and Intel are banking that a little bit of cash will jump-start interest in Tizen, their upstart operating system.
The two companies are hosting an app development challenge, and will award a total of $4 million in prizes to winning developers. Winning apps can garner as much as $200,000.
Tizen represents a chance for Samsung to wean itself off its reliance on Google’s
Android operating system and offer a phone running on software it has a direct hand in…
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