/// Has Blake Krikorian Landed His Home Automation Start-Up at Apple or Google?
So which big company did well-known Silicon Valley entrepreneur Blake Krikorian sell his latest start-up to: Apple or Google? Or maybe Microsoft? According to several sources, the deal is not completed. That did not stop Amazon — the fourth player in this digital roundelay — from publicly saying it was earlier today after the company said Krikorian had suddenly resigned from the board of Amazon . He became a director at the online retail giant only last fall . And, indeed, the move was directly related to acquisition discussions that his id8 Group R2 Studios has been having with a number of large companies, including Apple and Google, as well as Microsoft. All are now major competitors to Amazon which is now deep into video distribution via its Kindle devices.