In this Slashdot article, several announcements are made, including the Elevator: 2010 competition and Brad Edwards leaving Institute for Scientific Research.
MSNBC.NBC.com article describing a proposed set of contests to move Space Elevator technology forward. These contests would be similar to the Ansari X Prize.
This is a zip file from the Spaceward Foundation containing the official announcement (in .pdf format) of the Space Elevator climber competition.
This is a zip file containing the announcement (in .pdf format) from the Spaceward Foundation of the formation of Elevator:2010, a project “…aimed at encouring public, academic and private sector involvement with development of the Space Elevator.”
Several announcements from the LiftPort group can be found here. Among the items discussed are their new robotic “Lifter” with a demonstration planned over downtown Seattle.