RealNetworks Shifts Gears

from the strategic-changes dept

Tom writes “The New York Times (registration required) has a very interesting article on RealNetworks streaming media strategy. It seems the company is changing their server product to allow it to dish out a multitude of protocols, including Windows Media. Additionaly, they are apparently opening the source through a community license. Will these moves allow them to stay relevant now that Microsoft is bundling their media player and server with XP? Or are we witnessing the beginnings of the next Netscape?” For those of you opposed to the NY Times, you can read about it in a few other places as well.

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