Amazon gives online video another try

July 17, 2008 4:11:36 PM PDT
Amazon Video On Demand is now available to a limited number of customers.The Web retailer plans to expand later this summer. Customers will be able to rent and watch 40,000 movies and television programs immediately after ordering them.

Unlike other Internet video stores, Amazon's videos will stream like a cable video-on-demand service. has also signed a deal to include the service in newer models of Sony Bravia HD television sets.