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YouTube returns to Amazon Fire TV stick courtesy of Firefox

YouTube returns to Amazon Fire TV stick courtesy of Firefox

Frankly, we're surprised Amazon didn't jump on this sooner. A few weeks ago Google pulled their YouTube app from Amazon's Echo Show with no warning and now has announced plans to pull their app from the Fire TV. In fact, the company already has a service called Amazon Video Direct which lets publishers upload videos for Prime customers which fulfills a similar goal.

The trademark does suggest ingredients that make it up to be a video streaming service although there isn't a lot of detail on this. In retaliation, Google has prevented any official YouTube app - or Google app, for that matter - from making its way to Amazon's Appstore, though that has been the case for a long time.

Another bone of contention between Google and Amazon is the latter's reluctance to comply with cast technology, the same that powers Google's Chromecast devices.

This move, however, might not prove to be effective as Google is blocking access to YouTube on Amazon's built-in Silk browser. Amazon appeared to offer an olive branch last Friday, when the retailer announced that it would begin selling Chromecasts, in addition to the Apple TV, but the devices are still not listed on the site.

Selena Gomez's Mother Hospitalized After Gomez Goes Back To Justin Bieber
SELENA Gomez's mum was taken to hospital after a huge row about Justin Bieber , according to USA reports. But although her mom isn't managing her career, they still are side by side in many projects together.

Amazon has filed two trademark requests for two names - Amazontube and Opentube. Such works could include, according to the filings, photos, videos, text, images, documents, or books. Amazon claims that its Silk browser has features like home screen bookmarks and customised control buttons on the Fire TV remote.

Amazon's plans to introduce its own video streaming service is yet another development in its ongoing feud with Google. We will never know about their decision for now. Armed with Amazon Web Services, its cloud computing platform, Amazon has unfettered access to the most powerful servers in the world.

Mark Mayo, Senior Vice President of Firefox, said: "Bringing Firefox to Fire TV is an exciting new way to reach our users and serve up more of the full web to everyone".

This can quickly be done through the use of the Fire TV report as well.


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