Joost News Flash: No Download Required

Internet TV startup Joost is ditching its downloadable desktop software, as NewTeeVee previously reported. But now the company is taking things a step further, to give users the option to access the site without even downloading a P2P browser plug-in. All its content and new social features will be available in Flash, with higher definition, live, and some international programming only available with download of a “premium” (but still free) plug-in. The premium version of the site is open to the public today; the standard version will launch in mid-October. Read more at NewTeeVee