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pcharles09
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pcharles09,
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3/27/2014 | 10:38:32 PM
Re: Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
It's sad but it's true. They should write more about this in books that we're forced to read when we're young. So we understand the dynamic better.
Ariella
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Ariella,
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3/24/2014 | 9:38:24 PM
Re: Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
@pcharles09, ah, the fear of missing out. 
pcharles09
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3/24/2014 | 9:21:13 PM
Re: Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
I guess so. It's probably the fear that once I cancel one of them, they'll magically decide to offer a show I like.
DHagar
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3/19/2014 | 2:18:48 PM
Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
@kq4ym, interesting thought.  I am almost thinking in the Google/Amazon race that Google could win?  But this will be interesting to watch and yes, I fully agree they must have some target strategy in mind, given the competition; just look what they did when they entered the crowded market with Kindle.

 
kq4ym
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3/19/2014 | 1:48:22 PM
Re: Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
Amazon's entry into the stick wars could be a game changer, pun intended. Gaming is a large industry and if enough of the younger crowd buys into the Amazon world it may just know Google's Chromecast down a step or two. Anyone entering that field now has to come with something unique or cool to outstep Google.
DHagar
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3/19/2014 | 1:04:39 PM
Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
@Ariella, there you go!  Clearly something that provides what consumers want would be an edge.  Making the consumer king could go a long way towards Chocolate Chip!
DHagar
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3/19/2014 | 1:01:14 PM
Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
DOShea, Gaming would be an interesting mix.  That also brings up the question of whether or not Amazon has a target market (i.e., demographics)? 

 
Ariella
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Ariella,
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3/19/2014 | 8:56:48 AM
Re: Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
@DHagar, yes, we need chocolate! Or at least chocolate chip!
DOShea
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3/19/2014 | 8:34:36 AM
Re: Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
The story suggests there might be some differentiation here in the Amazon stick if it offers gaming. Otherwise, all things being equal, that either leaves us with price deciding a winner, or the notion that many sticks will exist and customers will go with the provider with whom they already have the strongest relationship.
DHagar
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3/18/2014 | 8:31:46 PM
Amazon Gets on the Stick Too
@pcharles09 - good assessment.  They are entering a "crowded field".  It will be up to them to provide something truly unique.  I don't think anyone else could do it and it will be questionable if they can - but if anyone can, I believe they have the network to pull something together that becomes viable.  Another "vanilla" version won't cut it.
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