The company's founder finds himself back at the helm with plans to keep pushing forward with services like RealPlayer Cloud and Rhapsody.
The streaming-music forefather, often overshadowed by flashier rivals like Spotify or Apple's Beats Music, says growth is gangbusters enough to revive the position of CEO after a four-year absence.
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.