October 31, 2007 |
RealNetworks Inc., owner of the Rhapsody online music service, reported an unexpected profit after its expansion into mobile phone products spurred sales. Net income dropped 90% to $4.34 million, or 3 cents a share, from $42.2 million, or 24 cents, a year earlier, when an antitrust settlement with Microsoft Corp. boosted results. Analysts in a Bloomberg survey had expected a 1-cent loss. Sales rose 55% to $145.1 million, the Seattle-based company said.
January 19, 2007 |
RealNetworks Inc., a Seattle-based maker of Internet-based media-playing software, introduced a website focused on movies and entertainment that will offer news coverage of the Sundance Film Festival. Film.com's reporters will cover the festival, which started Thursday in Park City, Utah, and will post video and commentary as well as information about the movies and celebrities at the event, RealNetworks said. The website was created in 1994 by Seattle film critic Lucy Mohl.
May 22, 2000 |
RealNetworks Inc. today will up the stakes in the competitive digital media market with the release of a new suite of software that combines three of its popular streaming-media technologies into one system. The new product, called Real Entertainment Center, integrates its RealPlayer 8, RealJukebox 2 and RealDownload 4 software into one downloadable package that aims to simplify the experience of watching video or listening to music over the Internet.
June 29, 2000 |
RealNetworks Inc., maker of popular software for playing Internet audio and video files, said Wednesday that it will deliver music and other programming directly to users' computers with two new services. One service sends up to eight new songs a week to users of the company's RealJukebox program for playing compact discs and music downloaded from the Web. Users must sign up for the service and can select the genres of music they'd like to receive.
February 15, 2007 |
Digital media company RealNetworks Inc. posted lower quarterly profit Wednesday on sharply reduced proceeds from a legal settlement with Microsoft Corp. and forecast full-year results below expectations. Fourth-quarter net income was $39.3 million, or 22 cents a share, compared with $295.6 million, or $1.61, a year earlier.
May 16, 2001 |
Sony Corp. plans to include streaming audio and video technology from RealNetworks Inc. in hard disk drives for the PlayStation 2, enabling upgraded game consoles to offer subscription music services, movie rentals and personalized games. The deal, expected to be announced today, buttresses Sony's efforts to make the PS2 the hub of home entertainment. It also puts a significant Microsoft Corp.