Amazon will take over Android app distribution

Amazon will take over Android app distribution – Marco.org: One of the biggest draws to the Android platform, the “open” Android Market, has just been sidestepped and made largely irrelevant for tablets. If the Fire sells anywhere near its target volumes, Amazon has hijacked the Android app retail channel for the long term: most sales of Android tablet software will be through the Amazon Appstore, and if your app isn’t there, it’s effectively invisible to the Android tablet userbase.

[I can’t wait to see what happens next. I need some popcorn…]

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