February 5, 2013

Amazon Gets Into the Banking Game

Matt Brian, The Next Web


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Intent on helping app developers gain more money from their Appstore submissions, Amazon today announced the launch of ‘Amazon Coins,’ a new virtual currency that will allow Kindle Fire owners to purchase apps, games and make in-app purchases on their tablet when it becomes available in May.

The virtual currency will launch in the US only to begin with, providing customers with two choices to buy apps or make purchases from within the app.

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