Seattle – Amazon.com (NASD: AMZN) has launched a new program that lets
developers of applications for Google’s (NASD: GOOG) Android platform sell their creations
on Amazon’s forthcoming app store. Set to launch later this year, the Amazon
Appstore will pay developers 70% of the purchase price or 20% of the list price
for their apps, and charge an annual fee of $99 to list apps in the store.
Amazon itself will reportedly set the "list price" for the apps. Google also
sells apps via its Android Market, as do third-party services like GetJar and