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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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