Amazon Purchasing Lovefilm, Europe’s Netflix


Amazon will buy out the remaining shares of Europe’s online video rental service Lovefilm. Having already owned 42% of the stock, the deal is not surprising and should be completed by the first quarter of the year. Amazon is leveraging Lovefilm to further challenge Netflix in the on-demand rental arena. Read the full article at

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Shelly Palmer is the Professor of Advanced Media in Residence at Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications and CEO of The Palmer Group, a consulting practice that helps Fortune 500 companies with technology, media and marketing. Named LinkedIn’s “Top Voice in Technology,” he covers tech and business for Good Day New York, is a regular commentator on CNN and writes a popular daily business blog. He's a bestselling author, and the creator of the popular, free online course, Generative AI for Execs. Follow @shellypalmer or visit



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