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  • Reto 2.0
    8845 Stage 3 Final Solution The third and final stage requires the participating team to implement the solution proposed and approved in Stage 2 The final solution must include an explanation of the design convincing arguments that it will scale to full scale production environment with reasonable runtime as well as source code for the implementation It must include all evidence and data needed to support all claims such as sample output from the program Clear instructions and an easy to use demo program that allows experimentation with the system is required for judging All information must be provided in English The code should be written and developed utilizing one or more of the following technologies Microsoft NET VB J C ASP AJAX XAML or utilizing any of the following suites Expression Studio Visual Studio 2008 If your code depends on third party packages you must include a complete list of all packages including exact version information and download URLs A working demo of the solution needs to be installed in a beta environment in the ElNuevoDia com site 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 You must complete and electronically submit the final solution no later than 11 59 PM EDT April 30 2009 Visit the following link http www apex pr reto2 0 guidelines html to view detailed guidelines and instructions for submitting your final solution 7 JUDGING Winners will be selected by a panel of judges selected by the Presenters using the criteria described below The judges will grade entries using the following criteria Technical Innovation use of state of the art tools and techniques User Experience effective and innovative design Commercial Potential secure portable scalable and profitable Overall Quality clear effective efficient and robust solution The judges shall have the sole authority and discretion to select the solutions that will advance to Stage 3 and the winners of the Contest Their decision will be final and binding 8 NOTIFICATION All participants from stage 3 are expected to attend the Award Ceremony on June 11 2009 The Presenters will announce Winner s during the Award Ceremony Subsequently the results of the Contest will be published by El Nuevo Día and the winning team s institution 9 PRIZES A cash prize of 3 000 per Team member a maximum of 9 000 per Team will be awarded to the winning entry Showcase of the winning entry at elnuevodia com 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 with an approximate value of 989 96 One CPQ5W254 HP Compaq Business Notebook 6530b Core 2 Duo P8400 2 26 GHz Centrino 2 RAM 2 GB HDD 120 GB DVD RW GMA 4500MHD Gigabit Ethernet WLAN 802 11 a b g n draft TPM Vista Business XP Pro downgrade 1 year warranty P N KR97 with an approximate value of 1095 00 Per Team member a maximum of 3 members One year subscription of the electronic version of El Nuevo Día newspaper El Nuevo Día and APEX Technologies shall provide each member of the winning team a maximum of 3 members a pass to the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference on November 17 20 2009 in Los Angeles CA USA with a round trip coach ticket for a commercial carrier flight to Los Angeles CA USA with an approximate value of 1000 00 and standard hotel accommodations and meals up to 1000 00 per trip If the travel prize described above becomes unavailable the Presenters reserve the right to substitute it for an alternate prize of equal or greater value Winners of the Contest must agree to the publication reproduction depiction and display of their personal information voice appearance likeness and the description of the winning Work for any and all purposes including but not limited to the commercial advertising and promotional purposes Except for the prizes described herein the Presenters shall not be obligated to provide compensation for said purposes of personal information voice appearance likeness and the description of the winning Work of the winners of the Contest The prizes to be awarded to the winner s of the Contests are nontransferable and as such winner s may not designate someone else as the winner If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prizes the Presenters expressly reserve the right to select a new winner from the other participants using the judging criteria described in Section 7 of the Rules If you are selected as a winner as a condition to receive the prizes you and your parents legal guardians in the case of Minors will be required to sign the Waiver and Release form that will be provided by the Presenters If you are selected as a winner of the Contests and you are a Minor the Presenters will award the cash prize to your parents or legal guardian on your behalf In the case of travel prize Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian The person who will be accompanying the Minor must pay for his her own travel lodging food expenses and must sign a Release in the form to be provided by the Presenters 10 USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION By submitting an Entry to the Contest you agree that your personal information including but not limited to name mailing address phone number and email address will be collected processed stored and used by the Presenters for conducting and administering the Contest i e notifying winners contacting participants verifying participant information for eligibility purposes etc and for contacting you in the future to provide you information about other competitions In addition by submitting an Entry to the Contest you grant

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  • Reto 2.0
    Guidelines Rules FAQ Contact Us Register Now see rules Win up to 7250 in prizes see prizes for details FAQ Frequently Asked Questions Please see rules and guidelines 2008 Apex

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  • Reto 2.0
    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

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  • Reto 2.0
    Contact Us Register Now see rules Win up to 7250 in prizes see prizes for details RETO 2 0 Documents Documentation and Legal Information Team Entry Form Competition Rules Intellectual Property Policy Proposal Template Proposal Requirements Presentation ENDIAPI v 1

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  • Reto 2.0
    subsidiaries and affiliates the right to use any idea submitted by you for any purpose without any payment or other obligation by the Presenters and their respective shareholders licensees parent companies subsidiaries and affiliates to you whatsoever By submitting an Entry to the Contest you warrant and represent that you have or will have full and sufficient rights and authorization to grant the indemnities consents authorizations licenses releases and waivers required under the Competition Rules or under this Intellectual Property Policy you have made no agreements grants assignments or commitments which will conflict with or impair the complete enjoyment of the rights and privileges granted to the Presenters and to their respective shareholders directors officers employees licensees parent companies subsidiaries and affiliates that your Works are or will be original and that you are the sole and exclusive owner and rights holder of the submitted Works that the Works do not infringe any third party proprietary rights intellectual property rights industrial property rights personal or moral rights or any other rights including without limitation copyright trademark patent trade secret or confidentiality obligations that the Works do not infringe or violate any applicable laws or regulations that there is no claim or action pending outstanding or threatened which might in any way prejudice the rights granted or to be granted to the Presenters and to their respective shareholders directors officers employees licensees parent companies subsidiaries and affiliates and that you own and posses all necessary rights to submit the Works in the Contest and grant all representations and warranties indemnities consents authorizations licenses releases and waivers required or established under the Entry form the Competition Rules and this Intellectual Property Policy Moreover by submitting an Entry to the Contest you warrant and represent that any software hardware repository or material that you use download receive or obtain in connection with your participation in the Contest will be used in accordance with its applicable license and contractual terms and conditions By submitting an Entry to the Contest you agree and accept that the Presenters will not be requested or obligated to treat your Entries and or Works as secret or confidential and that the disclosures by you do not establish a confidential relationship obligation of confidence or other obligation of any kind between you and the Presenters This provision applies also to all additional Entries and or Works made incidental or in supplement to the original Ideas similar to your Works may have been previously developed by the Presenters its employees or contractors or could be present in the files or in prior patents or patent applications owned by the Presenters or by other persons The Presenters are to be under no obligation to reveal their activities of the same or similar nature to yours any patent information or the results of their investigations The review by the Presenters of your Works shall not change any of the terms and conditions of this Intellectual Property Policy and or the Rules under which

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  • Reto 2.0
    physical address date of birth name of university in which you are enrolled and your status and the parental or legal guardian s consent if applicable collectively Entry or Entries Following the registration process you will receive a confirmation notice via e mail and additional information regarding the challenge to help you get started Registration starts on December 20 2008 and ends at 11 59 PM EDT February 4 2009 the Registration due date No registrations will be accepted after the Registration due date Stage 2 Solution Proposal The second stage of the contest requires that the participating team submit a written description of their proposed solution to the challenge set forth in the first stage The proposals will be evaluated and approved by the Presenters using the criteria described on Section 7 of the Rules ONLY the proposals that are approved qualify to continue on to the third and final stage of the contest You must complete and submit the following 1 One Proposal Template Form per Team 2 A signed copy of the Proposal Requirements Form One per team member 3 One Exhibit A TEAM ENTRY FORM per team individual Those documents need to be submitted no later

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  • Reto 2.0
    8845 Stage 3 Final Solution The third and final stage requires the participating team to implement the solution proposed and approved in Stage 2 The final solution must include an explanation of the design convincing arguments that it will scale to full scale production environment with reasonable runtime as well as source code for the implementation It must include all evidence and data needed to support all claims such as sample output from the program Clear instructions and an easy to use demo program that allows experimentation with the system is required for judging All information must be provided in English The code should be written and developed utilizing one or more of the following technologies Microsoft NET VB J C ASP AJAX XAML or utilizing any of the following suites Expression Studio Visual Studio 2008 If your code depends on third party packages you must include a complete list of all packages including exact version information and download URLs A working demo of the solution needs to be installed in a beta environment in the ElNuevoDia com site 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 You must complete and electronically submit the final solution no later than 11 59 PM EDT April 30 2009 Visit the following link http www apex pr reto guidelines html to view detailed guidelines and instructions for submitting your final solution 7 JUDGING Winners will be selected by a panel of judges selected by the Presenters using the criteria described below The judges will grade entries using the following criteria Technical Innovation use of state of the art tools and techniques User Experience effective and innovative design Commercial Potential secure portable scalable and profitable Overall Quality clear effective efficient and robust solution The judges shall have the sole authority and discretion to select the solutions that will advance to Stage 3 and the winners of the Contest Their decision will be final and binding 8 NOTIFICATION All participants from stage 3 are expected to attend the Award Ceremony on June 11 2009 The Presenters will announce Winner s during the Award Ceremony Subsequently the results of the Contest will be published by El Nuevo Día and the winning team s institution 9 PRIZES A cash prize of 3 000 per Team member a maximum of 9 000 per Team will be awarded to the winning entry Showcase of the winning entry at elnuevodia com 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 with an approximate value of 989 96 One CPQ5W254 HP Compaq Business Notebook 6530b Core 2 Duo P8400 2 26 GHz Centrino 2 RAM 2 GB HDD 120 GB DVD RW GMA 4500MHD Gigabit Ethernet WLAN 802 11 a b g n draft TPM Vista Business XP Pro downgrade 1 year warranty P N KR97 with an approximate value of 1095 00 Per Team member a maximum of 3 members One year subscription of the electronic version of El Nuevo Día newspaper El Nuevo Día and APEX Technologies shall provide each member of the winning team a maximum of 3 members a pass to the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference on November 17 20 2009 in Los Angeles CA USA with a round trip coach ticket for a commercial carrier flight to Los Angeles CA USA with an approximate value of 1000 00 and standard hotel accommodations and meals up to 1000 00 per trip If the travel prize described above becomes unavailable the Presenters reserve the right to substitute it for an alternate prize of equal or greater value Winners of the Contest must agree to the publication reproduction depiction and display of their personal information voice appearance likeness and the description of the winning Work for any and all purposes including but not limited to the commercial advertising and promotional purposes Except for the prizes described herein the Presenters shall not be obligated to provide compensation for said purposes of personal information voice appearance likeness and the description of the winning Work of the winners of the Contest The prizes to be awarded to the winner s of the Contests are nontransferable and as such winner s may not designate someone else as the winner If you are unable or unwilling to accept your prizes the Presenters expressly reserve the right to select a new winner from the other participants using the judging criteria described in Section 7 of the Rules If you are selected as a winner as a condition to receive the prizes you and your parents legal guardians in the case of Minors will be required to sign the Waiver and Release form that will be provided by the Presenters If you are selected as a winner of the Contests and you are a Minor the Presenters will award the cash prize to your parents or legal guardian on your behalf In the case of travel prize Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian The person who will be accompanying the Minor must pay for his her own travel lodging food expenses and must sign a Release in the form to be provided by the Presenters 10 USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION By submitting an Entry to the Contest you agree that your personal information including but not limited to name mailing address phone number and email address will be collected processed stored and used by the Presenters for conducting and administering the Contest i e notifying winners contacting participants verifying participant information for eligibility purposes etc and for contacting you in the future to provide you information about other competitions In addition by submitting an Entry to the Contest you grant to

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    Guidelines Rules FAQ Contact Us Register Now see rules Win up to 7250 in prizes see prizes for details FAQ Frequently Asked Questions Please see rules and guidelines 2008 Apex

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