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Joost

I'm surprised it took this long, but word has filtered out about a streaming, peer-to-peer video application that Microsoft is backing, called LiveStation. Ars Technica got out the megaphone and started yelling about how Microsoft had announced a "Joost killer" -- the "fill-in-the-blank killer" being one of the most popular memes in tech-land by far…

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From Paul Kedrosky comes this video clip of Niklas Zennstrom -- co-founder of Kazaa, Skype and Joost -- giving a presentation at Zeitgeist.  
Steve O'Hear -- who also writes for ZDNet on social media -- has a great post up at Last100 about how bandwidth-stingy Internet Service Providers threaten to stall many online-video apps such as Joost by throttling the download speeds that their users get. He looks at how some ISPs cut back your bandwidth after you've…

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It may not be a $1.6-billion takeover, but Joost seems to be doing pretty well nevertheless, attracting $45-million in funding from a group of backers -- including CBS and Viacom, two of the TV networks it has signed content deals with. Obviously, they have decided that Joost is the horse they want to put their…