Amazon set-top reportedly delayed

Ahead of Amazon's (AMZN +1%) Q3 report (due after the close), The Verge reports the e-commerce giant has delayed the launch of its expected Web streaming set-top, and that it's "increasingly unlikely" the device will launch in time for the holidays.

The WSJ reported on Oct. 3 Amazon wants to launch the set-top by the holidays, and that the device will support both Amazon and 3rd-party content. When the set-top finally does launch, it'll have to directly compete against market leaders Roku and Apple, and indirectly against game console vendors, whose systems offer plenty of streaming options.

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  • Thud
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    And news of the set top delay sends the stock price spiraling upward.
    Rolls eyes.
    24 Oct 2013, 03:26 PM Reply Like
  • RussellL
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    Stock went up today because Amazon is releasing Q3 results.
    24 Oct 2013, 05:39 PM Reply Like
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