• RealNetworks shares drop as CEO abruptly quits

    Posted March 29, 2011 - 1:05 pm

    Shares of Internet media software and services veteran RealNetworks (NASDAQ: RNWK) dropped more than 6 percent Tuesday following the unexpected resignation Monday of chief executive Bob Kimball.
  • Apple gives Rhapsody green light on iPhone

    Posted September 10, 2009 - 10:30 pm

    RealNetworks yesterday launched its Rhapsody music-streaming application for the iPhone and iPod Touch, after a "smooth process" of back-and-forth with Apple.
  • Judge weighs testimony in RealDVD copy case

    Posted May 24, 2009 - 9:31 pm

    A federal judge is now considering whether to permit sales of RealDVD, after testimony on a pretrial injunction ended Thursday. That injunction has prevented RealNetworks from selling its DVD software since late September.
  • RealDVD trial to drag on another week

    Posted April 30, 2009 - 9:22 am

    A widely watched court case pitting software maker RealNetworks against seven Hollywood studios will resume next week after court testimony took longer than expected Wednesday.
  • RealDVD for legitimate users, CEO tells court

    Posted April 29, 2009 - 9:22 am

    RealNetworks CEO Rob Glaser defended his company Tuesday in its DVD copying lawsuit with movie studios.
  • RealDVD sales suspended under court request

    Posted October 6, 2008 - 12:46 pm

    RealNetworks has been ordered to suspend sale of its RealDVD software, under pressure from the media industries.
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    RealDVD: Get it while you can

    Posted October 1, 2008 - 9:51 am

    Announced at DEMOfall '08 last month, RealDVD software, by RealNetworks, is now available for consumers. It lets users save DVDs that they own onto their computer's hard drive (either internal or external drive). Once copied, users can store the physical disc to protect it from damage and watch the content on their computers.
  • MPAA, RealNetworks sue each other over DVD copier

    Posted September 30, 2008 - 8:25 pm

    RealNetworks and the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) have filed dueling lawsuits against each other over a product that allows people to copy DVDs.
  • RealNetworks patches four critical bugs in multimedia player

    Posted July 28, 2008 - 9:43 am

    RealNetworks has issued four critical patches for several versions of its RealPlayer running on Windows, Linux and Apple's Mac OS X.
  • Verizon, Rhapsody team up on mobile music

    Posted June 30, 2008 - 6:03 pm

    Rhapsody America, the joint online music service of RealNetworks and MTV Networks, on Monday began selling songs from all major labels in the MP3 format and launched its mobile music service with Verizon Wireless
  • Rhapsody opens fire against iTunes with DRM-free MP3s

    Posted June 30, 2008 - 9:20 am

    Rhapsody will sell MP3s in a new digital download store launched Monday for U.S. consumers, an offering that will pose fresh competition to Apple's highly successful iTunes Music Store. The songs will not have DRM (Digital Rights Management) technology, which puts restrictions on how music can be transferred between devices and PCs, and will be compatible with Apple's iPod line. Music will come from most of the major record labels, which have increasingly moved to offer tracks without DRM in order to boost the attractiveness of buying music online.
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