by CIO Staff

Microsoft Pays Big Money in RealNetworks Settlement

Oct 11, 20051 min

In a settlement with Real Networks, Microsoft agreed to pay $761 million in antitrust claims and to establish a partnership on digital media games. The New York Times reports that instead of battling for the placement of media software on your desktop, they plan to collaborate. Working together Real will supply its Rhapsody online music subscription and digital games to Microsoft’s online MSN service, as well as games for the Xbox game console. Read more.

By Paul L. Kerstein