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The iPad's ripple effect

The iPad's ripple effect

"Best iPad Apps" author Pete Meyers on how the iPad is shaping content and development.

“Best iPad Apps” author Pete Meyers examines the iPad’s impact on app development, entertainment, and content creation. Plus: He reveals three app rating patterns — C-spread, L-spread and The Claw — and what each means.

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ePayments Week: Starbucks mainstreams mobile payment

ePayments Week: Starbucks mainstreams mobile payment

Buying cappuccino with a QR code, the pros and cons of Amazon's app store plans, and best guesses on what's in iPhone 5

In the latest ePayments Week: Finally, something to do with our phones at Starbucks! Also, weighing Amazon's entry to the Android app marketplace and some iPhone 5 musings.

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The expanding influence of apps and mobile

The expanding influence of apps and mobile

Ken Yarmosh on apps vs. web and the Mac App Store.

App Savvy” author Ken Yarmosh weighs in on the current state of app development and the influence mobile devices and apps will have on the desktop.

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Amazon building its own Android App Market?

Amazon building its own Android App Market?

A look at the pros and cons of an Amazon-run Android market.

While the carriers see the Android Market as an opportunity to build tightly-controlled versions of the Market, non-exclusivity opens the door for companies that (a) know retailing and merchandising much better than Google, (b) aren't in the awkward position of having to play nice with the carriers, and (c) have a global presence independent of carrier coverage and relationships. Enter Amazon.

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