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Amazon Apps Go To South Korea, Vatican, Papua New Guinea

Amazon_AppstoreDevelopers can now submit their apps for distribution in nearly 200 countries in the Amazon Appstore, including Australia, Brazil, Canada, Mexico, India, South Africa, South Korea, Papua New Guinea and Vatican City. The apps will be made available in the coming months when the Amazon Appstore for Android launches internationally for consumers, says the company.

Registered developers who want international distribution will have their apps automatically made available for download, unless they designate otherwise. 

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