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Amazon offers in-app payments

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.
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Amazon to take on Google's Android Marketplace with an app store of its own

Technology : L.A. Times Tech Blog (4 years ago)

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

Apple And Google's App Stores Now Neck And Neck – Except On The Metric That Matters Most To Developers: Revenue

Technology : TechCrunch (2 years ago)

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

Amazon Launches Mac Download Store, But Will Apple Users Shop There?

Technology : ReadWriteWeb (4 years ago)

Having recently opened an App Store for Android to compete with Google's App Marketplace, Amazon is now taking on Apple with a launch today of a Mac Download Store. Amazon says that the store currently contains about 250 software an... Read Post


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