Google Pulls YouTube Off Amazon Devices As Tech Battle Boils Over03:48
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An Amazon Fire TV streaming device with its remote control. On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, Google announced plans to pull its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
An Amazon Fire TV streaming device with its remote control. On Tuesday, Dec. 5, 2017, Google announced plans to pull its popular YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. (Elaine Thompson/AP)
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This week Google pulled its video streaming service YouTube off two devices made by Amazon. It's a fight that has boiled over after simmering for years — Amazon has long refused to sell competing Google products.

Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson takes a closer look with Ben Johnson (@TheBrockJohnson), senior producer of Endless Thread and a tech correspondent for Here & Now.

This segment aired on December 8, 2017.

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