TechFast: Android Gains, Hints of Amazon’s Netflix Competitor

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Good morning! Here are some of today’s top tech links so far. We’ll cover a few of these throughout the day but feel free to get a head start.

Amazon rolling out Netflix-like unlimited video streaming for Prime subscribers?

Link: Engadget

If you pay $79 per year for Amazon’s “Prime” expedited shipping service, you may soon get access to Netflix-style video streams. A few screenshots of something called “Prime Instant Videos” have been leaked to Engadget.

Google’s Android becomes the world’s leading smart phone platform

Link: Canalys

The Android mobile operating system showed a 32.9% global market share for Q4 2010. Next closest was Nokia at 30.6%—the overall smartphone market has grown 89% in the past year as well.

WikiLeaks founder Assange talks to ’60 Minutes’

Link: CNET

In an exclusive interview, the founder of the infamous WikiLeaks site speaks to 60 Minutes about sources, legal issues, and rumors of the impending release of bank documents that may have come from Bank of America.

Android Tablets Gain on IPad in Fourth Quarter, Researcher Says

Link: Businessweek

Android tablets jumped from 2.3% of the tablet market to 22% in the past quarter, while Apple’s iPad dropped from 96% to 75% overall.

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