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Amazon to dole out virtual coins for app purchases




Screenshot of an Amazon Coin.
Screenshot of an Amazon Coin.
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Now for a bit of positive financial news. This week Amazon announced that it would be handing out free money, in the form of 1,000 Amazon Coins. The virtual currency will be released in May for Kindle Fire app purchases. 

Here to tell us whether we're all going to be rich is KPCC's business blogger Matt Debord.