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Amazon releases Unity plugins for In-App Purchasing, GameCircle APIs

Amazon i s introducing new plugins enabling developers leveraging the Unity game engine to increase engagement and monetization by integrating In-App Purchasing and Amazon GameCircle support into their Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD titles.

Amazon updates Kindle Fire HD with FreeTime parental controls

Amazon is rolling out a new Kindle Fire HD software update giving parents greater control over how their children use the popular tablet.

Kindle Fire, not iPad, leading shift in news media consumption

Newsweek announced that it will halt publication of its print edition with the Dec. 31 issue and transition to an all-digital, tablet-optimized version early next year. It's far too soon to determine whether Newsweek's shift to digital will turn its fortunes around, but it's clear that tablets are the future of printed media--not to mention the future of companies that sell those books, magazines and newspapers.

120 million tablets to be sold to businesses in 2016, Forrester says

Tablets are expected to fuel a three-fold increase in mobile ad spending, which should reach $12 billion per year by 2017, according to new report from Juniper Research.

Amazon expands Kindle Fire in-app purchases to include physical goods

Amazon is introducing new in-app purchase options enabling Kindle Fire software developers to sell and ship physical goods to consumers.

Amazon offers $15 opt-out fee to halt Kindle Fire ads

Amazon will enable consumers to pay a one-time $15 fee to block advertisements on its new Kindle Fire tablets.

Amazon enhances tablet gaming, reading with new Kindle Fire HD

Amazon is rolling out an enhanced suite of exclusive gaming, messaging and reading features in tandem with its new Kindle Fire HD, a 8.9-inch large-screen, LTE-equipped tablet unveiled Thursday.

Rumor Mill: Amazon will unveil branded Android smartphone today

Amazon is poised to unveil a Kindle smartphone running a variation of Google's Android 4.0,  The Verge  reports.

Report: Amazon snubs Google, taps Nokia for Kindle Fire maps

The next edition of Amazon's Kindle Fire tablet will introduce mapping services in partnership with Nokia, snubbing rival technology from Google, whose Android mobile operating system powers the Kindle Fire platform.

Amazon may launch five or six new tablets, says Staples president

Amazon is poised to launch as many as five or six new tablet devices, including a 10-inch model, according to retail partner Staples.