RealNetworks is back

Remember the RealPlayer? If you streamed much media online circa 1999, chances were pretty good you used it. RealNetworks, the company behind that player, is back with a new product called RealPlayer Cloud. The idea behind it is to let people upload and store videos they've recorded to the cloud, then easily watch them on iOS, Android and other Web-connected devices no matter where they are. If it succeeds, it would mark a significant turnaround for an Internet pioneer that has largely fallen off the radar. Read more