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Amazon joins Netflix in raising the TV stakes
Amazon joins Netflix in raising the TV stakes

TV is not in Kansas anymore. Just like Dorothy, Hollywood has found itself in a magical new land. The industry's warm embrace of subscription video services is being driven by several factors: technology, money, creative freedom and critical acclaim. During the last two years, two technology companies -- Netflix and Amazon.com -- have disrupted the established TV industry by turning themselves into prime destinations for some of the entertainment industries' most successful creators. Amazon on Tuesday made a surprising announcement that it would team up with Woody Allen, who plans to write and direct a new TV series for Amazon's subscription service. The company's...

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