Google yanks YouTube from Amazon's products amid bitter public spat between two companies

Google seems to have this on-again-off-again relationship with Amazon. You might recall that back in September, Google cut access to YouTube on the Echo Show, but a couple of months later they brought it back. However it looks like Google has had a change of heart (again) because YouTube access on the Echo Show and Fire TV has been pulled.Basically it seems like it is a matter of reciprocity, where according to Google, Amazon isnít listing Google products nor are they allowing Google Cast users to use Amazon Prime video with the service, and because of this Google has decided that they wonít be returning the favor either.A Google spokesperson was quoted as saying, ďAmazon doesn’t carry Google products like Chromecast and Google Home, doesn’t make Prime Video available for Google Cast users, and last month stopped selling some of Nest’s latest products. Given this lack of reciprocity, we are no longer supporting YouTube on Echo Show and FireTV. We hope we can reach an agreement to resolve th

Google yanks YouTube from Amazon's products amid bitter public spat between two companies

Both companies claim that the other is treating it unfairly

Wed 6 Dec 17 from The Independent

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in escalating feud

Google is pulling 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.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Phys.org

Google blocks YouTube on Amazon devices in escalating feud, Tue 5 Dec 17 from AP

Google And Amazon Spat Intensifies As YouTube App Is Pulled From Fire TV And Echo Show

Amazon and Google have an on again and off again relationship that all started with a spat over how YouTube was presented on the Amazon Show device. Google pulled YouTube from the Amazon Show ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from HotHardware

Google Amazon row leads to restricted YouTube access

Google plans to stop Amazon's Fire TV devices being able to use YouTube from the start of 2018.

Wed 6 Dec 17 from BBC Technology

Google is removing YouTube from Fire TV and Echo Show, Amazon responds

It’s been almost three months since Google fired its first shot in the war against Amazon by stopping the Echo Show from accessing YouTube. The site returned to the Alexa-powered device ...

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Techspot

Google Pulls YouTube From Echo Show And Fire TV (Again)

Google seems to have this on-again-off-again relationship with Amazon. You might recall that back in September, Google cut access to YouTube on the Echo Show, but a couple of months later they ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Ubergizmo

Google pulls YouTube from Amazon devices, escalating spat

(Reuters) - A rare public spat in the technology industry escalated on Tuesday when Google said it would block its video streaming application YouTube from two Amazon.com Inc devices and criticized ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Reuters Technology

Google Blocks YouTube on Amazonís Echo Show and Fire TV

Google says YouTube won't come back until Amazon is willing to work together and ensure consumers have access to both companies' products. The post Google Blocks YouTube on Amazon’s Echo ...

Tue 5 Dec 17 from Extremetech

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