After blockbuster hype, the online video start-up debuted to some rough reviews. Now, with an iPhone app and a slew of new deals, it's back in the spotlight.
The company that was supposed to kill YouTube is finally dead: some of its assets have been sold off to ad network Adconion Media in what's likely a total fire sale.
Mike Volpi has been removed from the board by a shareholder vote and Joost is investigating his actions during his time as chairman and CEO, according to the company.
Webware looks at what you all wanted to know about the new video start-up from the creators of Skype and Kazaa.
Joost is a free video viewer.
Media application gets plug-ins for Joost and MTV Music. In addition, its Mac and Linux alpha versions are being opened up to the public, and its Windows alpha is being expanded.
Days after being ousted as chairman of Joost, former CEO Mike Volpi is sued by the company over his alleged use of confidential information in a bid to acquire Skype.
It's the first bust for Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, the duo that gave us Skype and Kazaa. Joost is dropping consumer service to focus on video platforms.
As promised, Joost is racking up a host of content deals with a wide variety of television and Internet video companies.
Time Warner Cable is among companies that has expressed interest in the struggling Web video service.