Amazon party in the cloud Video
Amazon party in the cloud Video Transcript
IT'S TUESDAY, MARCH 29. I'M NATALI MORRIS, AND IT'S TIME TO GET LOADED. [*] AMAZON WENT AHEAD AND LAUNCHED ITS CLOUD MUSIC SERVICE TODAY. IT IS CALLED AMAZON CLOUD DRIVE AND FOR NOW IT IS ONLY FOR MUSIC. IT LETS YOU UPLOAD ALL OF YOUR DIGITAL MUSIC TO AMAZON'S OWN SERVERS AND ON YOUR ANDROID DEVICE. IT ACCEPS AAC AND MP3 FORMATS. IF YOU'RE NOT ON A MOBILE ANDROID DEVICE, YOU CAN PLAY YOUR MUSIC IN JUST ABOUT ANY BROWSER. YOU GET 5 GIGS OF FREE STORAGE, UPGRADABLE TO 20 GIGS WITH THE PURCHASE OF AN ALBUM. MORE STORAGE CAN BE PURCHASED, STARTING AT $20 FOR 20 GIGS PER YEAR. YOU CAN FIND OUT MORE AT AMAZON-DOT-COM- SLASH-CLOUDDRIVE. [*] SPRINT WOULD LIKE TO PUT THE BREAKS ON THE AT&T ACQUISITION OF T- MOBILE. THIS IS A SURPRISE TO NO ONE. SPRINT RELEASED A STATEMENT THIS WEEK THAT URGES THE U.S. GOVERNMENT TO BLOCK WHAT THEY ARE CALLING AN "ANTICOMPETITIVE ACQUISITION" THAT WOULD "HARM CONSUMERS AND HARM COMPETITION AT A TIME WHEN THIS COUNTRY CAN LEAST AFFORD IT." MARKETS. [*] THE NEW YORK TIMES BECAME A PAID SITE THIS WEEK. AMAZON ANNOUNCED KINDLE CAN ALSO READ IT ON THE INTERNET. IT ISN'T EXACTLY FREE, JUST PART OF THE SERVICE THAT THEY ALREADY PAY FOR. [*] MONTH. THE NEW MOVIES SOON TO BE AVAILABLE IN YOUR FACEBOOK SORCERER'S STONE AND CHAMBER OF SECRETS, LIFE AS WE KNOW IT, YOGI BEAR, AND INCEPTION. THESE WITHIN 48 HOURS OF YOUR RENTAL. [*] NETFLIX CAN NOW STREAM PARAMOUNT MOVIES IN CANADA. THIS IS A FIVE- YEAR DEAL THAT BRINGS OVER 350 NEW MOVIES TO THE SERVICE, IN ADDITION TO EXCLUSIVE SUBSCRIPTION TV RIGHTS TO ALL FIRST RUN FILMS. THIS IS FAR MORE PARAMOUNT CONTENT THAN U.S. NETFLIXERS CAN ACCESS. [*] CONTROL OF MYSPACE. REMEMBER THAT NEWS CORP PUT MYSPACE ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK IN FEBRUARY. VEVO IS OWNED BY THREE MUSIC LABELS SO THEIR INTEREST IN THE SITE WOULD BE FOR MUSIC. IF THIS IS NOT A FIT, THAT ARE INTERESTED. [*] THAT IS YOUR NEWS FOR THE DAY. I'M NATALI MORRIS FOR CNET AND YOU'VE JUST BEEN LOADED.
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