Apple Loses 'App Store' Claim Against Amazon
Amazon today won its attempt to toss a claim made by Apple over its use of the name "App Store." Apple has been fighting Amazon's Android App Store, believing it to be confusing with its own iPhone App Store. It hit Amazon with lawsuits regarding trademark infringement and false advertising. Today's victory saw a U.S. judge vacate Apple's claim that Amazon's use of App Store is false advertising. The lawsuit over Apple's trademark claim will move forward.
Amazon Adds Alexa AI to iPhone Shopping App
Amazon today made Alexa, its artificial intelligence, available to a much wider selection of devices by adding Alexa to its iOS mobile shopping application. Now any iPhone with the Amazon app aboard has access to Alexa, allowing people to search for and buy goods simply by asking Alexa for it.
Facebook's Messenger Kids App Reaches Amazon Devices
Facebook's messaging application for children, announced late last year, is now available from the Amazon App Store. The application can be installed and used on Amazon's Fire tablets.
Amazon Rolls Out New Appstore for Android Devices
Amazon has made available a new version of its Amazon Appstore mobile app for Android. Amazon says the Appstore has been rebuilt from the ground up with revised navigation tools.
Amazon Music Gains Memory Card and Android Wear Support
Amazon today updated its Amazon Music app for Android devices and added several highly-requested features. Users can now download Prime Music tracks to a memory card for offline playback, rather than store the tracks directly on the handset.
The Jerk Store called...
No.. didn't work as good as I thought it would.
Another reason I can't jump on board with Apple...
Point is... How about innovating and coming up with some unique features, rather than arguing over things that everbody already does?
Sorry Apple, but you were not the first to everything... actually, more like nothing....
"App" or "application" are general terms, like "program", or "game".... We've had these things for decades...
But the funny part is, they only forced apple to pay them to use it after they witnessed apples agg...