Amazon has filedtwo trademark requests with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for "Amazontube" and "Opentube". The trademarks requests described Amazontube or Opentube as providers of "non-downloadable pre-recorded audio, visual and audiovisual works via wireless networks".
In the midst of Google's abandon of cross-platform propriety - a fake Windows app, for one, and, more importantly, with the Fire TV losing out on YouTube from January 1 - Amazon could be hedging against the company with its own social video service. While these could easily mean anything, there's a good chance that these are names for an upcoming video streaming service from Amazon.
In short, it looks like Amazon intends to at least test out a competitor to YouTube.
The discovery of these trademark filings doesn't really guarantee that Amazon will launch a YouTube rival.
In case you missed it, Google and Amazon have had an ongoing feud for some time, highlighted by the debacle surrounding the Echo Show.
It will be interesting to see how Google responds to a similar service by Amazon. But whether or not the company opts to go directly head to head with YouTube, the suggested names do feel like Amazon's rattling the cage a bit and setting itself up for a likely legal challenge from Google over a name that hedges a bit too close to its insanely popular video platform. DomainNameWire reported earlier this month that Amazon has been registering a lot of domain names, including AlexaOpenTube.com, AmazonAlexaTube.com and AmazonOpenTube.com. It seems as though the two companies are willing to talk things through before YouTube is completely removed from Amazon's devices.
Amazon's filing with the USPTO is dated December 5th, which lines up precisely with the news of Google pulling the plug on YouTube support for Amazon's devices.
The trapped militants tried to escape while firing their guns but soldiers retaliated, leading to a prolonged clash. A woman whom the locals identified as Rubeena Jan, daughter of Abdul Rashid was hit by a bullet in her abdomen.
So, we're never not going to be excited to see Cate Blanchett and Sandra Bullock plotting to rip off some rich assholes, y'all. The job? Steal the $150 million diamond necklace of Anne Hathaway , who plays Anne Hathaway but even more Anne-Hathaway-y.
The fact that these sketches were leaked points to the improbability that Inbal Dror would be chosen to design Markle's dress. Not only does it have an A-line design with a skirt that flows from the hips, but it also has elegant long sleeves.
The player is a vocal supporter of Fethullah Gulen, the US -based cleric blamed by Turkey for last year's failed military coup. Kanter, who has previously compared Erdogan to Adolf Hitler, lives in the United States and will be tried in absentia.
Passengers from two of its ships, the Celebrity Equinox and Serenade of the Seas, were among ones injured in the crash. Embassy in Mexico City confirmed only that there were "multiple" American deaths and several injuries.
However, it attracted negative reviews and performed poorly at the box office and the two sequels were not released in cinemas. The Hasbro-verse branches out even further with an unspecified release date reservation of October 1, 2021.
Former Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon and ex-International Development Secretary Priti Patel both stood down in November. Green was appointed in the wake of her disastrous bet on a June snap election which lost her party its majority in parliament.
The state's population now stands at almost 28.3 million residents -an increase of more than 3 million residents since 2010. Migration from other states and countries accounts for the majority of the population increase, according to the data.
It's important to note that Youbit was just a small exchange that handled small volumes in South Korea's surging bitcoin scene. While hot wallets offer greater convenience, they also put funds at greater risk because they are connected to the internet.
Apple's Taiwanese contract manufacturer, Wistron, assembles the iPhone SE in the technology hub of Bengaluru in southern India. The import tax on imported iPhones was increased from 10% to 15% in a bid to encourage local manufacturing.
AT&T has said it plans to spend about $22 billion in capital expenditures in 2017, largely on its networks and video services. The company said if President Donald Trump signs the bill before Christmas, the bonuses will be paid over the holidays.
Simonds said she was optimistic that lawmakers could reach compromise and get things done in Richmond despite a split chamber. The court's decision leaves the race for the 94th District tied at 11,608 votes each for Yancey and Simonds.
Foodpanda's business is facing intense competition from Swiggy , which is backed by Naspers, Zomato , UberEats and Google Aero. But the company shut down its operation in 2016, less than a year after operating in a handful of tier-one cities.
AR+ will be available on iPhone 6s and newer iPhones, iPad 5th generation and newer iPads, and all iPad Pro models. You'll have an easier time catching the Pokemon, too, since the capture circles will be larger the closer you get.
It added: "Everyone that knew him, knew that he never hesitated to try something new, always pushing things to their limits". The couple's prank videos usually contained innocent tricks, such as Perez giving Ruiz a doughnut covered in baby powder.
She has landed assignments like Nordstrom's holiday shoe collection and Kenneth Cole's Courageous Class campaign also. While tampons are largely considered safe by health experts, there is a risk of TSS when using them.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed also issued his "sincere apologies to the thousands of passengers whose day has been disrupted". Delta Air Lines lost power in August 2016, causing more than 2,000 flight cancellations over several days.
The Committee Stage of the bill in the Commons comes to an end today, which marks the last day for the UK Parliament for the year. It hopes Britain will secure a Brexit transition deal to start after Brexit in March 2019 to give regulators more time.
It was only when the Gibsons were preparing for the transfer that a doctor told them that they were about to set a world record. Emma, who was frozen on 14 October 1992, was thawed on 13 March this year and implanted into Mrs Gibson.
The House Intelligence Committee is interviewing a number of high-profile witnesses this week, according to the Boston Globe . The Senate Judiciary Committee requested all communications with Stein from Donald Trump Jr .in July.
She graduated from Northwest Christian University in May 2014. " She lives with her husband, dog and cat just south of Eugene ". Baber had sex with the student at least once a week at her home, according to the affidavit obtained by the Register-Guard.
But it will be turning much colder with highs going from near 40 Christmas Day to the middle 30s early next week. The good news is that low temperatures will only fall to the low 50s so frozen precipitation won't be an issue.
After Donald Trump gave his view on the Washington Post story about Neil Gorsuch , critics wasted no time responding. Gorsuch, before his confirmation, was rated as being to the right of Scalia. "And you were so kind to recognize Mrs.
It forced the budget airline to recognise a pilots' union and brought about talks with IMPACT union scheduled for later today. Ryanair has also offered to meet the Portuguese union on Thursday and the British and Italian organisations in early January.
The source continued and said that Bieber's trying to change so that the family will come to accept him as part of Gomez's life. According to the top entertainment site, Mandy is giving Selena space to figure out what she wants.
Planz has coached Elmhurst College, which as a Division III program can't offer athletic scholarships, for the last four seasons. He's considering College Football Playoff participants Clemson, Georgia and Alabama in addition to SC and Virginia Tech.