The virtual currency has expanded beyond Kindle owners to all Android users in the United States and elsewhere.
The New York-based startup "builds social products to empower conversation" and is backed by an incubator that former Twitter bigwigs Evan Williams and Biz Stone created.
The company is reportedly considering bringing software offerings to the devices it makes, as well as expanding the kind of products it makes.
The startup's platform, now open to the public, creates a play space between the blog and the tweet.
The company plans to charge rates that are just 10 percent to 20 percent more than standard taxi fares, according to a report.
The Obvious Corporation, headed up by former Twitter execs, gets going on its second project--a Web site geared toward "a smart new brand of high quality public discourse."
Apple has indicated a willingness to cut licensing deals with its competitors, according to the Dow Jones Newswires. That would end a tidal wave of lawsuits around the world.
Galaxy Tab 10.1 maker is looking to come to an agreement on litigation in which Apple would allow Samsung to sell the device Down Under.
Following comments from Mozilla that Firefox isn't meant for the corporate world, the company is responding to the backlash, with a little nudge from Big Blue.
A blogger at Manmadediy.com decided to make his own copy of the Enchanted Woods iPhone dock, which is sold by Anthropologie.