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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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With the battle fully joined, RealNetworks defended its Harmony digital music software against accusations from Apple that the technology was "hacked" from the iPod's DRM (digital rights management) application. "Harmony follows in a...

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RealNetworks Inc. says it has created technology that allows songs purchased through its online music services to be played on Apple Computer Inc.'s popular iPod player, just a few months after complaining that Apple was...

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Real Networks wants to make its music files playable on Microsoft's Windows Media Player format. The company, which is suing Vole for a billion dollars, said it needed the Redmond Giant's help to flog its...

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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....

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RealNetworks ended negotiations to extend its exclusive deal to power Major League Baseball's Web business, the company confirmed Wednesday. The breakdown comes as no surprise, since RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser has prepared...

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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,...

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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...

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RealNetworks has agreed to buy Listen.com for about $36 million in cash and stock, a deal that could alter some key alliances in the online music business. The two companies announced an agreement...

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Promising to open the floodgates for media content delivery, RealNetworks is releasing a digital rights management platform that supports both standards-based and Internet media formats, such as RealAudio, RealVideo, MP3, and MPEG-4. ...

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Compaq Computer is teaming with RealNetworks to promote the media company's new online subscription service, dubbed RealOne. Under a deal expected to be announced Wednesday, RealNetworks plans to become the default media...

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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...

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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...

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Streaming media provider RealNetworks plans to launch the final, non-test version of its RealArcade video game software, including a new online game rental section that will serve as the largest test yet of a still-unproven...

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