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Amazon Video Direct Takes on YouTube

Amazon announced its new self-service Amazon Video Direct (AVD) program.

Amazon Prime Music Hits Denon HEOS

Denon Electronics announced that Amazon Prime Music is accessible through the HEOS wireless multi-room sound system.

Amazon Fire TV Does 4K Ultra HD

Amazon.com announced the next generation of its Fire TV, with support for 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD) video, and a new Fire TV Stick with voice remote.

LG Smart TV Platform Offers HDR Streaming

LG Electronics announced the launch of High Dynamic Range (HDR) streaming on its 2015 OLED 4K Ultra HDTVs.

Amazon is on Fire

Strategy Analytics announced it reckons that Amazon took a 30% share of shipments in the US Digital Media Streamer market in the first quarter of 2015.

Amazon Launches Fire TV Stick

Amazon announced its new Fire TV Stick streaming media device.

Amazon to Acquire Twitch for $970 Million

Amazon.com announced that it plans to acquire Twitch Interactive for roughly $970 million in cash.

Rovi Loses Amazon Appeal

Rovi Corporation announced that a federal appeals court has ruled against the company in its patent infringement action against Amazon.

Amazon Launches Fire TV

Amazon.com announced its new Fire TV ($99) streaming media and gaming device.

Amazon Studios Goes 4K Ultra HD

Amazon Studios announced that it plans to shoot and offer original content in 4K Ultra High-Definition (Ultra HD).

LOVEFiLM Hits PlayStation 4

LOVEFiLM announced that its LOVEFiLM Instant video streaming service is now available on the Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) game console.

Retailers Embrace Digital Delivery

The Entertainment Merchants Association (EMA) announced that it has published the 2013 edition of its annual D2 Report: Discs & Digital – The Business of Home Entertainment Retailing.

Disney Movies on Demand Available on LOVEFiLM

LOVEFiLM announced the launch of Disney Movies on Demand on its LOVEFiLM Instant streaming service.

Holdouts May Hamper UltraViolet

ABI Research announced it reckons that, depending on how the stars align, active UltraViolet accounts could reach as many as 108 million worldwide by 2018.

Amazon Rolls Out CD AutoRip

Amazon announced its AutoRip service, which gives customers free MP3 versions of audio CDs they’ve purchase from the company.