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  1. MidemNet 2008 Up And Running

    January 26, 2008 12:00 AM EST MidemNet 2008 has officially kicked off. The two-day music and new-media conference's visionary chair committee, chaired by Ted Cohen, managing director of TAG Strategic, set off this morning with a mission to discuss the "future of the ...

  2. Kazaa, Joost Founder Friis Keen To Interact With Biz

    December 12, 2007 12:00 AM EST Janus Friis is hoping to build bridges with the record business. The co-inventor of the once-vilified peer-to-peer file-sharing network Kazaa will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with the industry when he delivers the keynote spe ...

  3. Ezrin Joins MidemNet Line-Up

    November 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST Veteran rock producer Bob Ezrin has joined the list of keynote speakers at the MidemNet Forum, held Jan. 26-7 in Cannes, France as part of the Midem trade fair. Canadian Ezrin, whose credits include Pink Floyd's "The Wall, Alice Cooper&# ...

  4. Joost Users Tune-In For Hard-Fi Net Channel

    November 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST Atlantic Records U.K. has launched a dedicated Hard-Fi channel on Internet TV service Joost. The ad-funded channel - a first for a Warner Music U.K. act -- will allow users to tap into videos, tour diaries, live shows, interviews and behind-the-sc ...

  5. Joost Founder Friis To Keynote MidemNet

    October 26, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Janus Friis, the Danish entrepreneur who co-founded Joost, Kazaa and Skype, will deliver a keynote speech at the MidemNet Forum, held Jan. 26-27, 2008 in Cannes, organizers Reed Midem said today. "Barely into his thirties, Janus Friis has alr ...

  6. Joost, Rockworld.TV Strike Distribution Deal

    July 17, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Rockworld.TV, the U.K.-based dedicated music-TV channel, will be distributed internationally through a deal struck with Joost, the recently-launched Web 2.0 digital-entertainment platform. Rockworld.TV and its programs of pre-recorded live-concert ...

  7. Joost Taps Volpi As CEO

    June 05, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Joost has named Mike Volpi as its new CEO. He replaces founding CEO, Fredrik de Wahl, who will become chief strategy officer of the Internet television service. Volpi joins Joost from Cisco Systems. Most recently he was senior VP/GM for Cisco' ...

  8. WMG, Joost In Video Deal

    April 09, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Warner Music Group has inked a deal with video distribution service Joost. Under the deal, Joost will offer a number of WMG channels, each specific either to genre, record label or artist. Both companies will share revenue from advertising on WMG& ...

  9. CHUM Partners With Joost

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST Canadian broadcaster CHUM Television will partner with Dutch TV distributor Joost, to provide programming to audiences over the Web using peer-to-peer TV technology. The majority of CHUM content on Joost will come from its music entertainment chan ...

  10. MTV Embraces Web Chaos To Regain Viewers

    March 07, 2007 12:00 AM EST MTV Networks, owner of the MTV and Comedy Central channels, is pushing a risky new Web strategy to win back young viewers from the likes of YouTube and MySpace. The network, which already has 150 Web sites in 162 countries, plans to build literall ...

  11. XL, Beggars Team With Joost

    March 01, 2007 12:00 AM EST London-based independent label XL Recordings and parent The Beggars Banquet Group will launch a new online broadcasting platform on upstart Internet TV service Joost, which is due to launch in the first half of 2007. XL and Beggars will have their ...

  12. Viacom Gives Boost To Joost

    February 20, 2007 12:00 AM EST Media giant Viacom is turning it's back on Internet video superstar YouTube for upstart Joost . Shortly after demanding all Viacom content be removed from YouTube, Viacom has partnered with Joost ( formerly known as the Venice Project ) to li ...

  13. EMI Signs Belgium's Novastar

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Belgian act Novastar, fronted by Joost Zweegers, has signed a recording deal with EMI Music. Belgian act Novastar, fronted by Joost Zweegers, has signed a recording deal with EMI Music. Novastar was previously with Warner Music but was released fr ...

  14. EMI Signs Belgium's Novastar

    March 01, 2005 12:00 AM EST Belgian act Novastar, fronted by Joost Zweegers, has signed a recording deal with EMI Music. Belgian act Novastar, fronted by Joost Zweegers, has signed a recording deal with EMI Music. Novastar was previously with Warner Music but was released fr ...