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Charlie Kindel, a former Microsoft exec who once managed developer outreach for Windows Phone, among other things, has reportedly joined Amazon to oversee a secret project in "a totally new area" for the online retailer. Kindel tipped his hand regarding the new position on Monday when he updated his LinkedIn page to reflect the …

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Anonymous Coward

Well I haven't landed a job there but Amazon did contact me via linked in just the other day. My profile shows almost nothing but mobile related experience so they might very well be making a phone.

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Dammit

I got beaten to the Kindel/Kindle joke.

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Anonymous Coward

A locked phone that makes call, sends texts and emails to Amazon so that you can buy things....

Just what we want.

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Is this to ensure that Amazon now goes the way of Nokia?

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Anonymous Coward

I'm amazed it took him so long to move on, he was a bit of a loose cannon.

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