Amazon's TV-Streaming Box Could Launch By March

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The company's answer to Apple TV, Roku and even Google's Chromecast is reportedly almost ready.

Amazon may launch a TV-streaming device in March that would compete with Apple TV, Roku and, to some extent, Google's Chromecast, the tech site Recode reports. The gadget—which Amazon reportedly considered, then decided against, releasing for the just-passed holiday season—would presumably help the sprawling e-commerce giant build the audience for its online video offerings and its nascent slate of original programs.

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