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Joost is having a bit of a mixed day: On one hand, they seem have hired Jason Gaedtke, previously chief scientist at CableLabs, as their chief architect, and on the other hand they have cut jobs in their London office. We are told that three people […]

Joost is having a bit of a mixed day: On one hand, they seem have hired Jason Gaedtke, previously chief scientist at CableLabs, as their chief architect, and on the other hand they have cut jobs in their London office. We are told that three people have been let go from the marketing team. The company is trying to streamline its operations, as indicated in the Portfolio magazine profile on Joost.

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  1. The Marketing team at Joost sucks even Joost users do a better job promoting the product than they do :p

    And on that note Remember to watch March Madness on Joost tonight .

    7:10 PM West Virginia at (12) Xavier

    7:27 PM (21) Washington State at (1) North Carolina

    9:40 PM Western Kentucky at (3) UCLA

    9:57 PM (13) Louisville at (5) Tennessee

  2. PS – Times above are Eastern Standard Time

  3. OM – more importantly – what’s with Cigar still sticking out of your mouth? Or is this Avatar a collectors item?

  4. Om, what a stupid post! Talk about tabloid journalism – isn’t it just as possible that Joost is changing things to improve the company? Think you’re reading way way too much into this “story”. Now the CTO hire, that’s meaningful news.

  5. Why Joost’s software failed – and why the site won’t do better. – Copypaste Media Wednesday, September 24, 2008

    [...] a year later, people were being layed off as a new ex-Cisco hotshot was flow in to lead the company. He focused on getting the technical [...]

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