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Roku Gets Another Huge Competitor Today. No Big Deal, Says Anthony Wood. (Video)

Add Amazon to a list that includes Apple and Google.

Vjeran Pavic, Re/code
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Anthony Wood has spent the past few years competing with Apple, and then Google. Starting today, he’s going to add Amazon to his list as the e-commerce giant rolls out a device that makes it easier to watch Web videos on TVs — just like Wood’s Roku boxes do.

So is Wood freaked out about taking on three giant tech companies, all of which can afford to treat video boxes and software as a sideline for their real businesses?

That seems like a reasonable question to me, which is why I asked him about it last week at our Code/Media conference in Santa Monica, Calif. You can see his answer, and the rest of our interview, here:

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