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Was the Amazon Appstore’s lack of success an Amazon problem or a Google problem?

I’m beginning to wonder, as we zip through an internal Amazon document from April 23rd, 2013 that identifies early strengths and weaknesses across various app stores. Are these things really Google’s fault?

Amazon received app updates later than Google

Amazon had outdated versions of some Amazon subsidiary apps compared to Google

Amazon was missing many key apps for non-Kindle [...]

Apple and Google’s merchandised content had a more curated and editorial feel

Kindle versions of some racing games appeared to have lower-quality graphics than Google or Apple versions.

Amazon provided limited personalized recommendations

Google and Apple provided more full and consistent app data