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Google and Amazon terminate boycott of each others’ video services

Bringing an end to their two-year dispute, Amazon announced Thursday that Google subsidiary YouTube will now appear on Amazon’s Fire TV devices and smart TVs in the coming months, and other YouTube apps—such as YouTube Kids and YouTube TV—will be added later this year. Amazon’s Prime Video app will now be available on Google’s Chromecast and Android TV devices. (Associated Press)

Nazi propaganda in Germany is spreading on WhatsApp

Members of groups with names like “The German Storm” are forwarding anti-Semitic and white supremacist chain messages, sharing the contact information of immigrants for harassment and using Nazi-themed stickers. WhatsApp said it does not have access to users’ private messages and that it encourages users to report illegal content. (BuzzFeed News)

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