Amazon Grabs the TV Remote
It’s not often we post news from the Wall Street Journal, but this was smack on the front of the second section today and seemed worth sharing. I’m looking forward to seeing what Amazon can field for a subscription service. It’ll be intersting to see which appliances can connect to the service, and what content they can get on the platform. Becuase at the end of the day it’s really all about the content. Click through to read the full article at WSJ.com.
Amazon.com Inc. is working on a new subscription service that would deliver TV shows and movies over the Internet, ramping up the battle among Web companies to control entertainment in the living room.
The Internet retailer has in recent weeks pitched a Web-based subscription service to several major media companies, including General Electric Co.’s NBC Universal, Time Warner Inc., News Corp. and Viacom Inc., among others, according to people with knowledge of the proposal.