Google and Amazon Fight Removes Streaming Access From Echo Show
07 December, 2017, 02:30 | Author: Delbert Rhodes
That includes Amazon Fire tablets, as Google hasn't threatened to block those yet. As a result, and because Amazon does not carry Google devices such as Google Home, Chromecast, or Nest devices, it has pulled YouTube from the Amazon devices. Google has now blocked access for that version as well, and the company will soon pull support for the much more popular Fire TV, Amazon's streaming media player.
According to the data from research firm eMarketer, Amazon's voice-controlled devices have been outsold Google's devices.
There were also reports that Google could be creating a smart screen device to compete with the Amazon Echo Show. It's understandable that Google is frustrated by Amazon using its service but not selling its products, but pulling YouTube from Amazon's devices means that Google is making it harder to use YouTube on Amazon's hardware.
Google's referring to the fact that Amazon doesn't sell the Chromecast and Google Home, doesn't make Prime Video available to Google Cast users, and stopped selling subsidiary Nest's products last month. In its own statement, Seattle-based Amazon said its gadgets now send users to the YouTube website, and the company hopes to resolve the dispute as soon as possible.
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At issue is a perceived lack of "reciprocity" with Amazon failing to offer equal access to Google's products and services, prompting the dramatic rebuke. The latter action takes effect on January 1st, 2018.
You'll still have ways to watch YouTube service if it disappears from Amazon's Fire TV streaming device.
An Amazon spokeswoman said, " Google is setting a disappointing precedent by selectively blocking customer access to an open website".
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