Amazon V. Netflix, Yahoo’s Breach, Which VMware to Own

TIERNAN RAY | December 15, 2016

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Tech leaders including Amazon’s (AMZN) Jeff Bezos and Facebook (FB) COO Sheryl Sandberg appear to have had a very nice time at the summit convened yesterday by President-elect Donald Trump at his transition headquarters in New York, according to a write-up by Jon Swartz, Jessica Guynn, and Ed Baig of USA Today.Speaking of Amazon, the Street is rejecting on the company’s announcement yesterday that its “Prime Video” streaming subscription service is now available in over 200 countries. Cantor Fitzgerald’s Youssef Squali, who has Overweight ratings on both Amazon and Netflix (NFLX), writes that “Amazon’s aggressive $2.99/$5.99 introductory/full price offer could prompt some pricing pressure for Netflix in certain international markets.”

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