Janko Roettgers, reporting for Variety:
In an unusually frank statement, a Google spokesperson squarely
blamed Amazon’s unwillingness to strike a business deal with
Google for the step:
?“We’ve been trying to reach agreement with Amazon to give
consumers access to each other’s products and services. But Amazon
doesn’t carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home,
doesn’t make Prime Video available for Google Cast users, and last
month stopped selling some of Nest’s latest products.
Janko Roettgers, reporting for Variety (I was not aware Variety had a Silicon Valley beat reporter): Google has hired a former lead Pebble and webOS designer Liron Damir as the new head of user experience of its Google Home group, w...
Verizon is preparing to launch a new mobile video service called Go90 within the next six weeks or so, according to a report. Janko Roettgers at Variety is reporting that Go90 will offer full TV show episodes, music videos, and othe...
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Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans as their businesses increasingly overlap.