Amazon opens Android app store to developers
January 5, 2011 | 10:32 am
By Paul Biba
This morning, Amazon launched its Amazon Appstore Developer Portal, the first step towards the creation of its own Android App Store which will exist outside the official Google Android Market. The Amazon Store has been the most highly anticipated of all third-party efforts to date, mostly because of Amazon’s brand name recognition, business model and potential for marketplace disruption.