Apple Sues Amazon Over App Store Amazon is opening an online app store for Android devices, according to The New York Times. Many companies have set up sites or app stores where consumers can download software for their mobile devices. Apple is suing Amazon for using app store — that's the name Apple uses for its mobile download site.
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Apple Sues Amazon Over App Store

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Apple Sues Amazon Over App Store

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Amazon is opening an online app store for Android devices, according to The New York Times. Many companies have set up sites or app stores where consumers can download software for their mobile devices. Apple is suing Amazon for using app store — that's the name Apple uses for its mobile download site.

STEVE INSKEEP, Host:

NPR's business news starts with a fight over apps.

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INSKEEP: No matter that Amazon's Appstore uses a different spelling. There's no space between the words app and store. Apple says that's not good enough and that it could still confuse consumers.

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