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Happy Christmas & Good Will toward you and yours! From Alistair and Alastair at SelfAssemblySites
A few interesting bits and pieces we've come across this week:
- This week, the Android Marketplace had it's 10 Billionth app download! Google created this beautiful infographic to tell us more.
- Amazon $6M fund for ebook authors: Amazon have announced a $6 million fund for ebook authors. To get a share you need to commit to sell your ebook exclusively through the Kindle Store and agree to your book being shared within Kindle Prime.
- Good Sight for All: Josh Silver delivers his brilliantly simple solution for correcting vision at the lowest cost possible - adjustable, liquid-filled lenses. At TEDGlobal 2009, he demos his affordable eyeglasses and reveals his global plan to distribute them to a billion people in need by 2020.
- Minority Report is Here: Xbox & Microsoft reveal interface updates centred around Kinect and Bing. Motion and voice commands will be key.