Joi Ito's conversation with the living web.

Congrats and "Good job!" to CBS and the Last.fm team! CBS and Last.fm announced that CBS will be acquiring Last.fm for $280 million. I think it's a good fit and the team seems happy with the deal. Last.fm have blogged about it and CBS has an announcement.

I was an angel investor and a series A investor in Last.fm.

UPDATE: BBC has a good article - Social music site Last.fm has been bought by US media giant CBS Corporation for $280m (£140m), the largest-ever UK Web 2.0 acquisition.

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W00000T!!! I have been using last.fm since time it was just the, often offline, audioscrobbler. They really deserve this, way to go.

Congrats to CBS, last.fm team and you Joi! Good job!

Congrats Joi. A very satisfied last.fm user here - 10K tracks scrobbled so far!

Wow. congz :)

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