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MTV, RealNetworks Challenge Apple Music

Viacom Inc.'s MTV Networks and digital media company RealNetworks announced Tuesday a digital music joint venture that will compete with Apple's dominant trinity of the iTunes store, iPod player and iPhone. MTV will merge its... More...

HP Drops iTunes, taps RealNetworks for Music

After several years of distributing Apple Computer's iTunes software with its new PCs, Hewlett-Packard is shifting its allegiances to rival RealNetworks' Rhapsody music service, the companies plan to announce Thursday. The computer... More...

Flaws Found in RealNetworks Media Player

Two flaws in RealNetworks' popular RealPlayer could let attackerscommandeer Windows computers running the software, eEye DigitalSecurity has warned. The vulnerabilities affect RealPlayer on all versions ofWindows, according to two short advisories... More...

RealNetworks Boosts Profits

RealNetworks brought in $4.7m in the second quarter of the year, the streaming giant said yesterday - meaning the company is on target to break even over the year as a whole. The income was... More...

RealNetworks slashes song prices

RealNetworks will kick off a high-profile digital music marketing campaign Tuesday, highlighting the new iPod-compatible technology that has swung the company into conflict with Apple Computer. For a limited time, RealNetworks will... More...

RealNetworks sues baseball broadcaster

RealNetworks is suing baseball broadcaster MLB.com. The two have been partners in broadcasting baseball games over the Internet since 2001. But negotiations between the two over renewing a licensing agreement fell apart in early February.... More...

RealNetworks Closes Listen.com Deal

Internet media software and services provider RealNetworks Inc. said on Tuesday that it had completed its acquisition of Listen.com and that the number of subscribers for its on-demand songs jumped 13 percent from June. RealNetworks,... More...

Vodafone Inks RealNetworks Deal

Internet media software company RealNetworks, outflanking arch-rival Microsoft, unveiled a deal on Monday to supply top European mobile carrier Vodafone with software that streams live video to cell phone users. RealNetworks said Vodafone would use... More...

RealNetworks to support MPEG-4

RealNetworks on Tuesday said it will support a new open standard for digital video and audio in a surprise move that could help the company's wireless efforts and perhaps pave the way for greater interoperability... More...

RealNetworks to plug in MusicNet

RealNetworks is scheduled to launch its much-anticipated subscription service for online music Tuesday, offering a major test of consumer demand for paid content on the Web. The service, known as RealOne Music, comes... More...

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