Amazon expresses interest in offering television shows and movies online

by Knowlton Thomas

amazonApple's iTunes and Netflix have lit a competitive fire under Amazon, who has begun talks with major media companies about offering unlimited viewings of older television shows and movies online, in an attempt to remain relevant in that area of content.

As Apple TV and its iTunes store rake in dollars for its movie rentals, and Netflix's all-you-can-eat buffet, and even the potential Google TV, are all intriguing enough to the do-everything giant that Amazon has become.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN), a Fortune 500 company based in Seattle, opened on the World Wide Web in July 1995 and today offers Earth's Biggest Selection., Inc., seeks to be Earth's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. and other... more

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Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton Thomas

Knowlton is the managing editor of Techvibes and author of Tempest Bound. Based in Vancouver, Knowlton has been published in national publications and has also appeared on television and radio. Previously he was an editor for New Westminster weekly The Other Press and served on its board of directors. When not working, Knowlton enjoys hiking, tennis, and martial arts. more

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