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Watch out, YouTube. Amazon lets anyone upload videos to Prime

The retail giant wants to bring more eyeballs to Prime by letting anyone submit videos to earn money. Also, Periscope promises to keep videos alive forever, and there's now a way to play old Nintendo Virtual Boy games on Cardboard.

Amazon is once again stepping into Google territory -- this time by taking on YouTube.

If you ever dreamed of having your videos seen by Amazon Prime subsribers, now it can be a reality with Amazon Video Direct. The service lets anyone upload their video, and creators have the option of offering the video for free, charging for it, or putting it into Prime. Watch CNET Update to get the details, and also learn about changes coming to Periscope. If you rather consume your video entertainment in a headset, one Reddit user explains how to play old Virtual Boy games on Google Cardboard:

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Amazon out to slay YouTube, anyone can upload videos