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Joost: The sequel

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.

By Dec. 16, 2008


Joost: It coulda been a contender, or not

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.

By Nov. 24, 2009


Former Joost CEO ousted as chairman

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.

By Sep. 12, 2009


The juice on Joost

Webware looks at what you all wanted to know about the new video start-up from the creators of Skype and Kazaa.

By Feb. 12, 2007


Webware 100 winner: Joost

Joost is a free video viewer.

By Apr. 21, 2008


Boxee plugs into Joost, MTV Music

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.

By Jan. 8, 2009


Joost sues former CEO Volpi over Skype

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.

By Sep. 18, 2009


Joost bows to YouTube, gives up consumer video

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.

By Jun. 30, 2009


Joost and Heavy sign partnership

As promised, Joost is racking up a host of content deals with a wide variety of television and Internet video companies.

By May. 6, 2007


Joost shopping itself to satellite and cable providers

Time Warner Cable is among companies that has expressed interest in the struggling Web video service.

By Apr. 23, 2009