Neowin News Feed for: Real Neowin News Feed for: Real en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Oxford: 'Unfriend has real lex-appeal' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/119121962a.jpg" alt="" /></div>Social networking is everywhere these days and that hasn't escaped the lexicographers at the Oxford University Press. They have chosen 'unfriend' as the 2009 Word of the Year. Apparently nothing earth-shattering is expected during the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Fred Derf) Wed, 18 Nov 2009 02:03:50 +0000 Judge rules against RealNetworks DVD duplication software <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/real.gif" alt="" /></div>According to a report from the Associated Press, a federal judge has barred RealNetworks Inc. from selling a product that would allow consumers to copy DVDs to their hard drives, pending a full trial. Walt... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kristan Kenney) Wed, 12 Aug 2009 07:37:51 +0000 Inside Bill Gates' real Facebook account <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1951559001billg1_print.jpg" alt="" /></div>Ever wondered what Bill Gates' Facebook really looks like? This week, reports have surfaced that Bill Gates stopped using Facebook because too many people wanted to add him as a friend. Gates told an audience... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Sun, 26 Jul 2009 10:44:55 +0000 'Rent, rip, return': RealNetworks' RealDVD trial continues <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/real.gif" alt="" /></div>The same judge who oversaw the Napster case is now overseeing the ongoing case against RealNetworks and that company's RealDVD software. As previously reported on Neowin, the software allows users to make back-ups of their... <a href="">Read more...</a> (James Hall) Sat, 25 Apr 2009 15:47:51 +0000 The Real Reason Why Yahoo!'s Board Rejected Microsoft? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/1182943487t.jpg" alt="" /></div>The embarrassing shareholder class action lawsuit filed by the pensions funds for Detroit policemen and firemen as well as its city workers against Yahoo! spells out not just what it calls a web of cushy... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 09 Jun 2008 10:49:39 +0000 Battlefield Arsenal Costs Real Cash <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When glancing through the multiplayer beta for Electronic Arts' upcoming Xbox 360 shooter Battlefield: Bad Company last night I noticed something odd in the title's &quot;Unlocks&quot; section: Ten of the unlockable weapons are tagged with... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 24 Mar 2008 09:20:16 +0000 RealNetworks buys Trymedia <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>RealNetworks, which develops online games for Nintendo's Wii console, has purchased game-syndication company Trymedia from Macrovision to reach more players. San Francisco-based Trymedia helps Web portals, online retailers and game developers distribute personal-computer games over... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 26 Feb 2008 01:32:47 +0000 America's Army Player Saves Real Life <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It's the stuff press releases are made of, but the story is great to boot. Paxton Galvanek never had medical training, but he'd gone through medic certification in the America's Army video game. Then one... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 18 Jan 2008 10:55:36 +0000 Apple Tablet PC is real, says Asus <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Crave hangs with people in high places -- that's how we get exclusives and free food. A few weeks ago we were having a civilised dinner with our friends at Asus and angling for cool... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 08 Nov 2007 14:46:27 +0000 Real targets casual gamers with Game Trust buy <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>RealNetworks has entered into an agreement to acquire Game Trust, a casual-gaming company based in New York, with plans to add Game Trust's community and commerce capabilities to the technology platform currently on offer to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 28 Sep 2007 19:47:34 +0000 MRT: Apple, Microsoft, Real, Adobe do not use enough DRM <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>According to Media Rights Technologies (MRT), Vista, Flash, RealPlayer, and iTunes are infringing products under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, and MRT has just sent cease-and-desist letters to Microsoft, Adobe, Real, and Apple. &quot;Together these... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 12 May 2007 20:48:31 +0000 In answer to Google & Yahoo, MS to acquire 24/7 Real Media? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>If your complaining doesn't work, try doing the same as what you were complaining about. Google buys DoubleClick, Yahoo! is already planning to buy the rest of Right Media, and it appears that Microsoft has... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 01 May 2007 17:17:10 +0000 Palm finally delivers real push e-mail <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>After many months, even years, of promising an e-mail push technology equivalent to what the RIM Blackberry service offers, it looks like Palm has finally done it. At least it has come close, with a... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 26 Jan 2007 09:40:25 +0000 CPI suing FCC to get at Real State of Broadband Competition <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The Center for Public Integrity (CPI) needs access to the raw data collected by the FCC in order to unearth the true statistics proving or disproving competitiveness in the US broadband market. The FCC has... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 23 Jan 2007 03:41:25 +0000 New Ghostbusters Game Real - But On Hold! <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yesterday, various videos of what appeared to be a new Ghostbusters game showed up on Youtube. Many people figured the videos were fake and that the game was &quot;photoshopped&quot; from some Gears of War footage... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Todd Tanner) Tue, 16 Jan 2007 18:44:05 +0000 Cell Phones to Report Real Time Traffic Information <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>There are two companies who say they have a system that can monitor traffic on roads and highways. They say their systems are based on tracking the signals of cellphones that are inside cars while... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 07 Nov 2006 16:36:38 +0000 Real Life Crysis Comparison Screenshots <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Found here are some brand new screenshots that compare in game shots from Crysis with actual real life photos. The development team have replicated many parts of this island located in Hawaii from thousands of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 18 Oct 2006 08:54:24 +0000 The Real Deal: Licensing Changes to Windows Vista <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks to slimy for the submitting this news story to us. Paul Thurott has published an article clarifying the rumours circulating around the Internet about the differences in the EULA of Windows Vista to Windows... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 14 Oct 2006 12:41:31 +0000 Real, SanDisk Team Up Against Apple and Microsoft <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Just five years since Apple released iPods that integrate with iTunes, Apple foes Real Networks and SanDisk are teaming up in an attempt to emulate that iTunes/iPod ecosystem. Real and SanDisk plan to release... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 18 Sep 2006 15:29:18 +0000 ATI's R600 has 64 real pipes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>WHEN we first time heard that R600 was going to be a big chip we could figure out that ATI wanted to completely redesign the chip and fill it full of lot pipes. We previously... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 18 Aug 2006 19:14:59 +0000 Real, Google, & Mozilla Sign Distribution Deals <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>On Wednesday, RealNetworks, Inc. announced that it had agreed to distribute Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox Web browser, and that it has extended its distribution deal with Google, Inc. Under the multiyear deals, Seattle-based RealNetworks would continue... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 03 Aug 2006 03:09:20 +0000 Will the Real November Vista Build Please Stand Up? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>When Microsoft Corp. released its first Windows Vista Community Technology Preview build this fall, company officials said they did so in the name of transparency. But testers say Microsoft is being anything but transparent about... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Tue, 29 Nov 2005 15:36:05 +0000 Neowin's Strange News of the Week: The Real Soup Nazi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You know how some people can get really cranky when they are hungry? I personally know a few like this. They actually get visibly upset when the slightest edge of hunger hits them.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 30 Oct 2005 06:20:00 +0000 Real Reveals Real Apple Legal Threat <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Real Networks has admitted its move to make tracks acquired through its US-only Rhapsody music service puts the company at risk of a legal suit by Apple. In the company's Securities and Exchange report on... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 10 Aug 2005 14:10:27 +0000 Real Time Worlds, Microsoft ink dev deal <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The deals pile up for former GTA designer David Jones as he signs on for flight of 360 titles. Further extending the narrative of Real Time Worlds (RTW), the no-longer-boutique game development... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 21 Jun 2005 20:11:46 +0000 Microsoft Gets Into Real Time <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Real-time communication is the way forward for the internet, if Microsoft's to be believed. The software giant is to launch new instant messaging, web conferencing and internet telephony software for office workers. Three... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 09 Mar 2005 11:36:17 +0000 Real Software Slams Microsoft's Patent Effort <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>In the wake of Real Software Inc. announcing a new version of its Realbasic application development tool, the company is concerned about a patent application Microsoft Corp. has filed that could affect all BASIC-like programming... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 21 Feb 2005 17:31:33 +0000 PixAlert Offers Real Time Protection in The Workplace <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Companies and governments have long been concerned about internet abuse in offices; most companies have strict rules against what content can and cannot be viewed. 70% of UK organisations admitted to disciplining staff over in-appropriate... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 11 Jan 2005 13:30:11 +0000 Real, KDE Patch Security Flaws <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>RealNetworks Inc. and KDE eV on Tuesday both released patches for their desktop software, fixing serious security holes that could allow an attacker to take over a user's system. The update to KOffice, the productivity... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Oct 2004 19:25:53 +0000 Windows v Linux security: the real facts <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Considering the publicity that has surrounded - and, despite super new security-focused Service Packs, continues to surround - Windows security issues, Microsoft's determination to demonstrate that Linux is less secure than Windows shows a certain... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 22 Oct 2004 20:04:03 +0000 Real Plugs Media Player Holes <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Digital media delivery firm RealNetworks has issued a critical update to fix multiple security flaws in its media player software. The flaws, described by Secunia as &quot;highly critical,&quot; could allow malicious hackers access... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 29 Sep 2004 22:22:28 +0000 60 real ale pubs to get Wi-Fi <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sixty Shepherd Neame pubs in Kent, Surrey, London, Sussex and Essex are to get hooked up to wireless broadband by Christmas as the brewery expands its award-winning rural broadband project. It was drinks... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Mon, 06 Sep 2004 16:05:24 +0000 Real gets flamed over iPod campaign <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier this week RealNetwork launched another attack against Apple's control over the iPod. The attack this time consisted of a webpage and a petition. The petitioned titled &quot;Hey Apple, Don't Break My iPod!&quot;... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 18 Aug 2004 23:51:46 +0000 Real shoots back at Apple, reaffirms commitment to Harmony <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier today Apple released a statement about the recent actions of RealNetorks. Accusing Real of using hacker-like tactics for its Harmony technology. Now RealNetwork's is shooting back saying &quot;Consumers, and not Apple, should... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Jul 2004 19:28:59 +0000 Apple's real problem <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>As we all know Real has released a beta version of its software called Harmony. Harmony allows users of Reals online Music Store to transfer their files to their iPod in Reals Music Store... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 28 Jul 2004 21:44:24 +0000 Real Network launches legal movie download service <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Waqas. Could it be under the influence of the supposingly successful iTunes music store that pushes Real Network to come up with a $12.95/month service for full-lenght film downloads? Hoping to... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 14 Jun 2004 12:26:23 +0000 Real Patches Critical Media Player Flaws <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>RealNetworks has patched two highly critical holes in its media player. The bugs could allow an attacker to run malicious code by directing users to a specially-crafted Web page, via an email message for example,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jun 2004 19:21:41 +0000 Longhorn's Real Job: Trying to Gore Linux <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>You want to know one reason why Microsoft is taking so long to come out with Longhorn? It wants to make darn sure that it's as Linux and open-source unfriendly as humanly possible. Today, you... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Tue, 04 May 2004 19:03:22 +0000 AOL to ditch Real Networks in Netscape Radio? <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A few days after a Paul Palumbo from AccuStream iMedia Research, was quoted everywhere saying that audio and video streaming is finally &quot;mainstream&quot;, one reader contacted me asking why an update of the Netscape Radio... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 26 Apr 2004 14:20:49 +0000 Real hits play on latest media software <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>RealNetworks on Monday released an update to its digital audio and video software that promises support for every major content format and online music download service. The latest version of the RealPlayer... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 07 Apr 2004 19:25:05 +0000