Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) said today it has signed a licensing agreement with News Corp's (NASDAQ:NWS) Fox to stream movies and TV shows from the Fox library.
Amazon said the deal will bring the total number of instant videos available to Amazon Prime members to 11,000 movies and TV shows.
Fox titles include movies ranging from ''Mrs. Doubtfire'' to ''Last of the Mohicans'' and TV series such as ''NYPD Blue'' and ''The Wonder Years.''
Streaming competitor Netflix (NASDAQ:NFLX) is trading higher today on news it has signed an agreement with DreamWorks (DWA) to stream its content beginning in 2013.
Later in the week, Amazon is expected to unveil a new tablet computer, which is expected to pose a challenge to Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) blockbuster iPad. Others, like Research in Motion (RIMM) and Hewlett-Packard (NYSE:HP) have struggled to compete in the tablet arena.
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