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Microsoft game platform director scooped up by Amazon

Microsoft director of game platform strategy Andre "Ozymandias" Vrignaud is departing from his position after eight years on the job, apparently taking up a new position at Amazon. In a post on his personal blog announcing the career change, Vrignaud says he "can't really talk about details at this...

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App store, and games, coming to ... Kindle

Now you'll be able to buy games for your book! Amazon just announced its Kindle Development Kit, which will allow companies (and individuals!) to create "active content" for Amazon's e-reader device. The examples given in the press release include an interactive Zagat guide, and ... games! ...

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Iwata voices interest in Kindle-like free 3G service for DS

Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has gone on the record with the Financial Times as being "interested" in the strategy Amazon has adopted for free internet access on its Kindle eBook reader. "I'm interested because it's a new business model in which the user doesn't bear the communications cost,"...

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Rumor: Novels on their way to European DSes

The techno-literary world is abuzz over Kindle, Amazon's handheld electronic reading device which is quickly gaining popularity in the small circle of people who love books, aren't afraid of computers, and have $400 in disposable income. According to a recent Nintendo investor report, European DS...

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