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Amazon takes Lovefilm out of DECE, launches own cloud service

Tuesday 29 March 2011 | 14:23 CET | Author: Tim Poulus | Market Commentary
Amazon is launching the Amazon Cloud Drive, Amazon Cloud Player for Web and the Amazon Cloud Player for Android. These give users storage in the cloud and players to listen to music stored there. Details of the three products include: o Cloud Drive: a back-up service for all types of files. Music is stored in the original bit rate. Users get access with their Amazon ID and password. Everyone gets 5GB free, and after the purchase of an album on the Amazon music store, another 20GB is offered free for a year; any downloads from the Amazon store do not count towards the usage allowance.

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Companies: Amazon / Apple / DECE / Google / LoveFilm / Netflix
Countries: World
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