Tuesday, June 14, 2005

Real Networks on downloads (RNWK, IVIL, MNST, GOOG, TSCM)

Real Networks (ticker: RNWK) CEO Rob Glaser discussed his company's move into revenue generated by ad sales and download fees on his Q1 (May 4th) conference call. Download partners? Weather Channel and Google. Plus, he mentioned hiring execs with experience from Monster.com (ticker: MNST), iVillage (ticker: IVIL) and TheStreet.com (ticker: TSCM). Extracts:

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Posted by David Jackson on June 14, 2005 at 12:01 AM in Conf call quotes, Sub-sector: Advertising, Sub-sector: Services, ticker: GOOG, ticker: IVIL, ticker: MNST, ticker: RNWK, ticker: TSCM | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, May 16, 2005

Internet news/analysis in brief

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Posted by David Jackson on May 16, 2005 at 10:33 AM in ticker: AMTD, ticker: ET, ticker: GOOG, ticker: HLTH, ticker: IACI, ticker: MIX, ticker: NAPS, ticker: NFLX, ticker: RNWK, ticker: SCH, ticker: TSG, ticker: TWX, ticker: WBMD, ticker: YHOO | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Monday, March 28, 2005

Real Networks (RNWK) to compete with Napster (NAPS)

Barron's columnist Eric Savitz recounted a conversation with Real Networks (ticker: RNWK) CEO Rob Glaser that should be noted by Napster (ticker: NAPS) and Apple (ticker: AAPL) shareholders. Savitz writes:

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Posted by David Jackson on March 28, 2005 at 07:07 AM in Sub-sector: Content, ticker: NAPS, ticker: RNWK | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (0)

Tuesday, March 01, 2005

Rising music download prices...or just lower margins

According to an FT.com article (subscription required), the wholesale price for downloadable music is set to rise. Details and commentary from The Media Stock Blog:

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Posted by David Jackson on March 1, 2005 at 05:49 AM in Sub-sector: Content, ticker: NAPS, ticker: RNWK | Permalink | Comments (3) | TrackBack (0)

Sunday, February 06, 2005

Barron's likes RealNetworks

Andrew Bary writes a glowing recommendation of RealNetworks in this weekend's Barron's (paid subscription required). His key points:

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Posted by David Jackson on February 6, 2005 at 04:19 PM in Sub-sector: Content, ticker: NAPS, ticker: RNWK | Permalink | Comments (1) | TrackBack (0)

Thursday, January 27, 2005

Real Networks (RNWK) on the digital music business (quotes from the conf call)

Here's Real Networks' discussion of its digital music business from its conference call:

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Posted by David Jackson on January 27, 2005 at 11:43 AM in Conf call quotes, Sub-sector: Content, ticker: RNWK | Permalink | Comments (0) | TrackBack (1)

Real Networks (RNWK) beats consensus, stock up

Real Networks reported EPS of $0.01 (excluding Microsoft litigation expenses), versus consensus of a loss of $0.01. The stock rose by over 4% in late trading. Here are details of the results and guidance:

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Posted by David Jackson on January 27, 2005 at 12:16 AM in ticker: RNWK | Permalink | Comments (2) | TrackBack (0)