Will Amazon's in-app purchasing API entice developers?
Amazon has rolled out its in-app purchasing API and subscription functionality for Kindle Fire and Android developers.
The new API will allow developers to offer digital content and subscriptions--such as in-game currency, expansion packs, upgrades, and magazine issues--for purchase within apps. Amazon will take a classic 30% cut of revenues.
The announcement will be welcomed by developers who, a year after the launch of Amazon App Store which runs on the new Kindle Fire and Android devices, have found...