The Gloves Come Off in the Battle Between These Tech Giants

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The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which, Andrew Tonner, technology editor and analyst, and Austin Smith, consumer-goods editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, they discuss how eBay recently countered Amazon.com's attempt to undercut traditional bricks-and-mortar retailers through its controversial "Price Check" app. eBay announced a deal designed to counter Amazon's assault on retailers. Andrew and Austin weigh in on the implications these deals hold for investors going forward.

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At the time this article was published Andrew Tonner and Austin Smith own no shares of the companies mentioned here. The Motley Fool owns shares of Aeropostale, Google, Dick's Sporting Goods, and Amazon.com.Motley Fool newsletter serviceshave recommended buying shares of Google, eBay, Amazon.com, and Netflix and writing puts in eBay. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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