Joost archive

  • Best free iPad apps
    Gaming

    Best free iPad apps

    By 27 May 2010

    UPDATE: Check out our Best iPad 2 apps round up of the best iPad 2 Apps to get So you've got an iPad, but you've scraped and saved so much that you now don't have enough money to buy any iPad apps. Well the bad news, is that while there are free apps...

  • Best iPad apps for the TV and Movie fan
    Home Cinema

    Best iPad apps for the TV and Movie fan

    By 12 April 2010

    So you've just taken in a shiny new iPad. Great, but you'll soon realise that on its own the iPad doesn't do that much. We've scoured the 3,500 dedicated iPad apps to bring you what we think are the best iPad apps available at the moment (early April)...

  • Rdio gets iPhone application
    Audio

    Rdio gets iPhone application

    By 18 December 2009

    Rdio, the music streaming service from Skype/Kazaa founders Janus Friis and Niklas Zennstrom, has launched an iPhone app, despite still being in very private stealth beta. The description on the app store reads: "Rdio is like carrying a giant MP3 player...

  • First Rdio screenshots appear
    Audio

    First Rdio screenshots appear

    By 10 November 2009

    Rdio, the new music service from the founders of Skype, Joost and KaZaa, is beginning to show its face on the Web. A couple of screenshots of the interface of the app have appeared on ReadWriteWeb, complete with a short description of the service. As...

  • Joost goes into liquidation in the UK
    Online

    Joost goes into liquidation in the UK

    By 15 October 2009

    The UK division of online video service Joost has gone into liquidation. Founded by the creators of Skype and Kazaa, Joost, although attracting big media investors with funding said to top $45 million, failed to sign agreements with major content providers....

  • DivX to bring Joost to your television
    Home Cinema

    DivX to bring Joost to your television

    By 9 October 2007

    Joost, the online television service launched by the founders of Skype, could be coming to your TV thanks to DivX. DivX co-founder, Jerome Vashisht-Rota told Pocket-lint that the two companies were "working together" to bring the service to its new DivX...

  • Joost opens to public
    Online

    Joost opens to public

    By 4 October 2007

    Joost has opened to the public allowing people to download the software without having to source out an invite first. Previously only available to people through an invite to the service, the announcement, which was made on the company's blog will allow...

  • eBay claims a loss for Skype, CEO steps down
    Online

    eBay claims a loss for Skype, CEO steps down

    By 2 October 2007

    eBay has reassessed the value of Skype, that it bought for $2.6 billion 2 years ago and will claim a $1.43 billion "impairment write-down" against its value. This means that the company are saying they have made a loss on their original investment. Despite...

  • Joost announces one million users
    Online

    Joost announces one million users

    By 25 July 2007

    Joost, the peer-to-peer TV sharing site has announced it has signed up one million users. Joost, created by the founders of Skype, and funded from eBay's purchase of the VoIP company, has had a slow and slightly troubled start but could launch publicly...

  • Tiscali launch on-demand Movie Now service
    Online

    Tiscali launch on-demand Movie Now service

    By 4 May 2007

    Tiscali has announced a partnership and the availability of a TV service on demand from its homepage. Following in the footsteps of BT, BBC, ITV, Joost the broadband provider has teamed up with Arts Alliance Media for a new service, Movies Now, where...

  • Online TV viewers on the rise
    Home Cinema

    Online TV viewers on the rise

    By 3 May 2007

    Amid a host of online IPTV service launches like Joost, BBC's iPlayer and ITV's iTV in the last week, new research out today has found that users accessing content is on the rise. Jumping on an IPTV bandwagon, Motorola questioned 2500 people across Europe...

  • Joost officially launched
    Online

    Joost officially launched

    By 1 May 2007

    Joost has finally announced that it is now commercially available for people to access and begin using. The brand new internet television service has undergone testing for months, from an exclusive number of people from across the globe. Anyone who has...

  • Joost looks to indie market for breakaway content
    Home Cinema

    Joost looks to indie market for breakaway content

    By 17 April 2007

    Joost, the internet television platform set up by two of the founders of VoIP service Skype has turned to indie publishers for content. The relatively new internet TV platform has signed a string of distribution partnerships with independent film and...

  • Joost signs content deals with Viacom
    Online

    Joost signs content deals with Viacom

    By 20 February 2007

    US television conglomerate Viacom has signed a content deal to put its programming on Joost, the internet on-demand TV service from the men behind Skype. The agreement means that TV shows from MTV, BET Networks, and film studio Paramount Pictures will...

  • Joost Mac Beta pulled days after release
    Online

    Joost Mac Beta pulled days after release

    By 19 February 2007

    Three days after Joost announced that Joost for Mac Intel is available in beta version, the company has announced that they have temporarily suspending the download of the Mac OS X client. According to an entry on the company's blog, there is "a rather...

  • The Venice Project becomes Joost.com
    Online

    The Venice Project becomes Joost.com

    By 16 January 2007

    The way we watch television may be about to change following the official launch of what has until now been called "The Venice Project". The team behind Skype are hoping to work their magic for IPTV, or TV on demand, via broadband. Called Joost, and currently...