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Thursday, August 11, 2011
Amazon and WalMart offer web apps for books and movies
In response to Apple's requirement for a 30 percent cut of revenues resulting from sales within an app offered by the Apple app store, both Amazon and WalMart (vudu.com) have launched "cloud" web-based applications that bypass that fee, and they are not alone.