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Rumors of an Amazon music service, TV set-top box swirl yet again

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#1 OFFLINE   Athlon646464


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Posted 12 March 2014 - 12:54 PM

Rumors of an Amazon music service, TV set-top box swirl yet again
We're still not sure whether Amazon's truly launching a music streaming service, but if it does, you might only be able to access songs and albums for a limited time. According to the Wall Street Journal, the e-commerce company hopes to offer music streaming as part of Prime to justify an annual membership (from $79 to $119) price increase. Unlike other services like Spotify or Pandora, Amazon's end goal is to entice people to download tracks from its MP3 store, hence, the time limit....
According to GigaOm, if a set top box does become available, it'll come loaded with Netflix and Hulu Plus in addition to Prime Instant Video. It's also intriguing that Amazon appears on a list of companies registered to use the DIAL protocol pushed by Netflix and YouTube....

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