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Amazon Unveils Its New Currency

Amazon Unveils Its New Currency

Online retailer Amazon has unveiled its new digital currency that can be used to buy apps for the Kindle Fire. The exchange rate for the new “Amazon Coins” currently has them worth exactly one cent—you get 100 “coins” for a dollar. Though you can’t use the virtual money to purchase books, from the look of the coins, they will be used as a new currency should the global economy collapse, plunging the world into a Hunger Games-like reality …

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