Amazon is encouraging developers to write for Kindle's Fire OS with the Appstore Developer Select program. Developers who write apps for the Kindle Fire and Amazon Appstore, using all of the company's application programming interfaces, get premium placement on Amazon's site as well as a 25% discount on Amazon Web Services. In other news, Amazon's Login and Pay with Amazon program allows third-party developers to add a single-login Amazon payment as an alternative to PayPal or credit cards.

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