DailyDose: Twitter updates mobile apps for better search & Why Amazon wants coins

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DailyDose, your everyday technology brief his here. In today’s edition: Google Buys E-Commerce Company, Facebook Launches Developers Live, Twitter launches new update, Why Amazon wants its own currency, Google’s Supposed Chromebook Pixel and more.

Facebook Launches Developers Live Video Channel To Keep Its Developer Ecosystem Up To Date. More here. Twitter

Google Buys E-Commerce Company Channel Intelligence for $125 million to Improve Shopping Search. Read here.

Twitter launches new update for Android and iOS apps & mobile.twitter.com for better search & speed. Read here.

Why Amazon wants its own currency. Read here.  The ecommerce giant announced today that customers will soon be able to use a new virtual currency called Amazon Coins to buy apps and make in-app purchases in the awkwardly-named Amazon Appstore for Android on Kindle Fire.

Microsoft, Symantec disrupt cyber ring, halt searches: Software makers Microsoft Corp and Symantec Corp said they disrupted a global cyber crime operation by shutting down servers that controlled hundreds of thousands of PCs without the knowledge of their users. Read here.

Google’s Supposed Chromebook Pixel (And Its Touch Display) Stars In Leaked Video. Read here.