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Amazon to launch video box next week

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Amazon's video box is finally coming.

After months-long preparation, Amazon is expected to launch the gadget next week, re/code reports. It will be the latest player in Web-to-Tv device market and compete with Apple's Apple TV box, Roku and Google's Chromecast sticks.

The Seattle-based e-commerce company originally planned to unveil the video box during holiday season.

Read the full story on re/code.

—By Peter Kafka, recode.net

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