Amazon and Google are amongst the biggest tech companies in the world right now, so it’s not surprising that they see each other as rivals. In fact both companies kind of traded blows with one another when Google decided to pull YouTube from Amazon’s Echo devices, which later resulted in Amazon taking some of Google’s products down from its website.
The good news is that it looks like they might have finally managed to set aside their differences because it has been reported that Amazon is now officially stocking some of Google’s products again, such as the 3rd generation Chromecast and also the Chromecast Ultra, both of which are now available for purchase directly from Amazon.
Previously Google products were available on Amazon, although those came in the form of Google’s Pixelbook and Pixel Slate, along with other Google-related accessories. It is unclear why Amazon stopped stocking the Chromecasts but stocked other Google products, but either way with the holiday season upon us, if you wanted to do some last minute Christmas shopping through Amazon, you can go ahead and do so.
Google is not the first company that Amazon has had a spat with. Previously Amazon and Apple also had a mini feud which resulted in the Apple TV being taken down from Amazon’s listings, but that relationship was eventually mended in 2017.