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Amazon Takes On YouTube
May 11, 2016

While it becomes almost redundant at some point to keep mentioning this, it seems at least conceivably possible that by the end of the year there will literally be no type of business up for grabs in the digital economy that Amazon is not trying...

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Amazon Breaks Out Prime Streaming As A Separate Service
April 18, 2016

The war for video streaming dominance heated up this morning with Amazon’s announcement that their Prime Streaming service — formerly only available to Prime customers — can now be purchased as a separate service. Look out, Netflix. For $8.99 per month, customers in the United...

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Amazon’s $15 Million Movie Ticket
February 26, 2016

The revolution won’t be televised — it’ll be available for streaming with an Amazon Prime subscription. But to drive consumers there in the first place the eCommerce giant knows it has to attach itself to more serious star power, especially when it comes to Hollywood...

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How Amazon (Technically) Won Music Streaming
February 15, 2016

There has been a lot of attention paid to who will win the digital music wars over streaming. The two most watched competitors in that arena are Spotify (the reigning champ) and Apple (the rapidly rising power player). However, often overlooked, and not for entirely...

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Why Is Amazon Giving Away Its Gaming Engine?
February 10, 2016

When a top-flight video game developer begins work on a new title, it might spend a year or two working exclusively on a brand new engine — the software framework off which all the pretty graphics and impossible-to-beat enemies run. Imagine the industry’s surprise, then, when...

Amazon (Temporarily) Drops The Price Of Prime
January 15, 2016

To celebrate the latest victory for its entertainment arm, Amazon is having some fun with the price of Prime. In light of the dual wins for Amazon Studios-produced television series “Mozart in the Jungle” at the 73rd Annual Golden Globe Awards last Sunday night (Jan....