The company's founder finds himself back at the helm with plans to keep pushing forward with services like RealPlayer Cloud and Rhapsody.
The watch-it-anywhere video service from RealNetworks that lets you watch your videos easily across all your devices is now a global service.
Founder returns as the company loses its second chief executive in as many years.
First round of layoffs -- about 7 percent of the company's workforce -- is part of the online media company's plan to cut $45 million in expenses.
Announced today, RealPlayer Cloud brings a unique cloud storage, video streaming, and sharing service to iOS, Android, Roku, and other platforms.
The digital-music subscription service trims its work force by 15 percent, or about 30 employees, including its president.
Intel buys more video clout with "foundational" patents and next-generation encoding software. Video is spreading to every sort of gadget, and it's a market with abundant patent challenges.
Apple and LG are due in court this week to defend against charges from Alcatel-Lucent subsidiary Multimedia Patent Trust that they've infringed its video patents.
After spending the bulk of its life on the desktop, RealPlayer today becomes officially available for Android mobile devices.
Robert Kimball, who took over for Rob Glaser, departs after a year of working on a "transformation" of the media software company.