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Amazon launches digital currency

  • Amazon launched its own digital currency on Monday.

    Amazon coins enable people to buy apps and games through its app store and on its Kindle Fire tablets.

    One Amazon Coin is worth 1 cent. They can also be used to buy in-app purchases.

    Following the launch, Amazon put $5 worth of Amazon Coins into the accounts of all Kindle Fire owners.

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