Amazon's app has been removed from the Google Play Store

Amazon's app has disappeared from the Google Play Store.

@anthony256
Published Thu, Dec 11 2014 10:28 PM CST   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 12:12 PM CST

An interesting development is occurring, with Amazon's app quietly being removed, or disappearing from the Google Play Store. Why? Well, it should be pretty obvious: Google doesn't want to compete with Amazon in its own backyard.

Amazon's app has been removed from the Google Play Store | TweakTown.com

Amazon has said that its updated app is the best way to experience its marketplace on Android, but in an official statement the company said its app had to be removed after an update was made to Google's Developer Distribution Agreement. The agreement now states that any app that "facilitates the distribution of software applications and games for use on Android devices outside of the Store" cannot be approved for the Google Play Store.

NEWS SOURCE:engadget.com

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