Amazon Acquires Pushbutton
Luxembourg – 28 July 2011: Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that it has acquired Push Button Holdings Ltd. Pushbutton develops applications for next-generation interactive television and connected devices by combining innovative technology with excellence in creative design.
"Pushbutton has a strong reputation for delivering amazing user experiences on connected devices," said Greg Greeley, Amazon's Vice President of European Retail. "They were instrumental in helping launch the LOVEFiLM player through a variety of devices, and we look forward to helping them continue to innovate on behalf of customers."
"With Amazon and LOVEFiLM's support, we look forward to offering our clients, as well as their customers, even more ways to access digital services in the future," said Paula Byrne, Pushbutton Managing Director.
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