Google is blocking YouTube on Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV

Google is blocking YouTube on Amazon's Echo Show and Fire TV

As Amazon is not reciprocating, Google pulled out YouTube from Echo Show and Fire TV.

Google said it is pulling YouTube from some Amazon.com Inc. devices in retaliation for Amazon refusing to sell many Google products, escalating a battle between two tech titans as their businesses increasingly overlap.

Amazon responded by saying Google was "setting a disappointing precedent by selectively blocking customer access to an open website", adding: "We hope to resolve this with Google as soon as possible".

Both parties have said that they hope the matter will be resolved soon, but neither looks likely to budge.

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In September, Google removed YouTube from the Amazon Echo Show before later reintroducing the video sharing application.

YouTube finally reappeared on Echo Show in November, seemingly signalling that Google and Amazon had reached an agreement, but the app was actually a workaround created by Amazon that redirected users to the web version of YouTube.

At the start of 2018, YouTube - which is owned by Google and boasts more than one billion users - will not be available on Amazon Fire TV devices.

A Google spokesperson said: "We've been trying to reach agreement with Amazon to give consumers access to each other's products and services".

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Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) isn't going to take its products' exclusion from Amazon's marketplace lying down.

The retail giant has long refused to stock Google's hardware products, such as its Chromecast streaming dongle and Google Home smart speaker, as they rival its own Amazon Fire Stick and Echo devices. For now, Amazon users will have to deal with the impending loss of YouTube as displayed on various warning pop-ups littered throughout Amazon's products and Google users will have to put up with the inability to cast Amazon apps.

These are two companies who usually have the upper hand on the negotiating table, and probably don't like the fact they have found their equal this time around. Similarly, Amazon Prime Video doesn't support Google's Cast feature, making it hard to get video to a big screen for Android users.

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