Amazon announced Tuesday that it will accept in-app payments from its online marketplace, a move to compete more closely with the app stores from Apple and Google.
The move should help Amazon generate more revenue from individual apps by making it incredibly easy for users to purchase additional levels, features or other items from the apps they’ve downloaded onto their Kindle Fire or other Android devices.
Amazon is slated to launch a mobile app store soon in a move that will pit it head-to-head with Google's Android Marketplace. "We're stating with Android apps since it's an open ecosystem," said Anya Waring, an Amazon spokeswoman. "... Read Post
On nearly all fronts, Apple’s App Store and Google’s Android marketplace, Google Play, are essentially tied. Apple offers some 800,000+ apps, Google claims 700,000 officially, but third-party reports peg it much higher. Google Play ... Read Post