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Amazon Still Might Launch a YouTube Competitor

It would appear that Amazon has not given up the idea of launching a competitor to YouTube, Google’s massively-popular video sharing site. Amazon last week filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for the name, FireTube. While Amazon does not mention YouTube in its application, the lengthy description for FireTube bares

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Amazon’s Fire TV Loses Google’s YouTube App Early

Amazon Fire TV owners today lost their YouTube app four days earlier than expected, but they can still access the user-generated service using one of two web browsers recently added by Amazon. At least for now, that is. On December 5, Google posted a message on the YouTube app on Fire TV devices that it

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Amazon Fire TV Could Lose YouTube In 6 Days

The standoff between Amazon and Google continues today with Amazon Fire TV owners scheduled to lose access to Google’s YouTube app in just six days. On December 5, Google posted a message on the YouTube app on Fire TV devices that it would remove the app on January 1. (The warning notice is still there

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Will Amazon Launch a YouTube Competitor?

Google is threatening to pull its YouTube app from Amazon’s Fire TV devices on January 1, but Amazon may be preparing to launch a YouTube competitor in case it does. On December 5, Google posted a message on the YouTube app on Fire TV devices that it would remove the app on January 1. (The

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Google Pulling YouTube From Amazon’s Fire TV

Google says it plans to pull YouTube from Amazon’s Fire TV streaming devices on January 1, 2018. The company is protesting Amazon’s policy not to sell Google-owned products that compete with Amazon devices such as the Chromecast and Google Home. Google is also upset that Amazon will not permit its Amazon Video service to be

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