Joost figured out what to do

Silicon Alley Insider published an interview of Mike Volpi about the future of Joost.

Mike report that Joost player was a great execution of a 2006 vision that did not pan out as expected given the new 2008 playing field. Mr. Volpi also reported that Joost hope to provide a better package and presentation solution to [...]

MyMediaPlayer, the Hulu player for your desktop

Paul Yanez is at it again… and this time he just built the best darn media player for Hulu. His creation is named “MyMediaPlayer”. OK, not the best name out there… actually the name is pretty lame, but let forget about that and let focus on all the rest.

MyMediaPlayer is an Adobe Air application. [...]

Warner Bros. has some love for Joost, TiVo, Veoh, More

NewTeeVee report that:

“The Warner Bros. Television Group will be syndicating its television series online with Dailymotion, Joost, Sling Media, TiVo and Veoh. These are the shows itís bringing out of the archives and producing for TheWB.com and KidsWB.com, like Friends ó see our recent beta review. The distribution channels wonít launch until mid-September, according to [...]

Video site Heavy cuts 22 percent of its workforce

CNET News blog report that Heavy, an online video play that caters to the Maxim crowd, has laid off 25 employees or about 22 percent of the company’s workforce, a spokesman said Thursday.

Heavy said earlier in the week that it planned to spin off its online video ad network division. Rafat Ali at PaidContent.org, who [...]

CBS and Yahoo! deal to be announced

TechCrunch got confirmation that CBS is going to announce an important partnership with Yahoo tomorrow morning.

While they donít yet know exactly what it will entail, they are confident that Yahoo will be joining the CBS Audience Network, which distributes CBS content to destinations such as YouTube, AOL, MSN, Joost, Veoh, Fancast, Bebo, and TVGuide. See [...]

Disney getting ready for Hulu

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Wired blog author Betsy Schiffman report that Disney’s Kevin Mayer, executive vice president of corporate strategy and business development, signaled that he could be ready to join the Hulu club.

Speaking at the Intel CEO Summit in San Francisco, a three-day gathering of about 600 startup CEOs and investors, Mayer sang praise for [...]