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Apple expected to lose bid to kill Amazon Appstore

Apple expected to lose bid to kill Amazon Appstore

Apple didn't take kindly at all to Amazon launching the Amazon Appstore for Android to sell apps directly to Android smartphone and tablet users. The trademark infringement suit was swift and is still ongoing. Apple obviously has the trademark on "App Store" and feels that it will extend to "Appstore" too. The legal battle goes on and it appears that Apple will likely lose its battle to block the Appstore owned by Amazon.

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Amazon Launches Mac Download Store, Targeting Apple Mac App Store

Amazon Launches Mac Download Store, Targeting Apple Mac App Store

Amazon has just opened the doors for its new Mac Download Store, which is in direct competition with Apple's own Mac App Store. Amazon has been going after Apple on several fronts lately, including the iTunes assault with $0.69 chart toppers to the recent $0.99 Lady Gaga album. In similar fashion, the new Mac Download Store will attempt to do everything the Mac App Store does, but better.

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Amazon demands App Store trademark trash, says Steve Jobs made it generic

Amazon demands App Store trademark trash, says Steve Jobs made it generic

Amazon has joined Microsoft in calling for Apple's App Store trademark to be rejected, arguing that "because 'app store' is a generic term, and Amazon's use of the term causes no likelihood of confusion, dilution, 19 or unfair competition" the Apple legal case against them should be dropped. Like Microsoft, Amazon's argument is that Apple's own CEO, Steve Jobs, referred to generic "app stores" in the company's financial results call back in October 2010.

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IGDA fears Amazon Appstore policies for game devs

IGDA fears Amazon Appstore policies for game devs

If a developer wants to sell a game on the Amazon Appstore they have some pretty tough decision to make. The Amazon Appstore has a good reach with consumers even if it just launched this year. The problem is that according to the IGDA, a game industry body, Amazon can change how they pay the developer for their game without getting the developers permission.

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Test drive Android apps on Amazon Appstore

Test drive Android apps on Amazon Appstore

I am an iPhone user, but I have a bunch of Android devices laying around here that I use for games and surfing the web on occasion. I can appreciate a good Android app as much as the next geek. The problem is that generally I have to download and hope the game is worth the space on my Galaxy Tab and delete if not.

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Apple sues Amazon.com over App Store

Apple sues Amazon.com over App Store

I'd like to know the executive in charge of approving the name of the new Amazon Appstore over at Amazon.com that though it was a good idea to use Appstore. I think anyone that saw the name had to know that Apple and Steve Jobs would unleash all the legal ninjas at their disposal. This is exactly what has happened.

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Amazon Appstore wins exclusive on Angry Birds for Android

Amazon Appstore wins exclusive on Angry Birds for Android

Lest you suspect Amazon was treating its new Amazon Appstore as a hobby, the company has announced an exclusive deal with Angry Birds developer Rovio to release the new Angry Birds Rio title through the new Android marketplace. Ditching GetJar and shifting over to Amazon's new system, Rovio will also be offering ad-free versions of its existing Angry Birds and Angry Birds Seasons for Android games for the first time.

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