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Amazon Offers Free Coins As It Unleashes Virtual Currency For Kindle
2013-05-13 16:50:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Online retailer Amazon has led the way in getting people to transition from reading “paper” books to e-books on its Kindle and other tablet devices, and now the company may be trying to get people to go from paper money to virtual money. In fact, the online retail giant unleashed the new Amazon virtual currency program to the masses on Monday. The Amazon Coins, which were unveiled in February, can be used to purchase...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.