Rob Glaser

  1. RealNetworks to Lay Off 160 in 'Streamlining' Effort

    August 28, 2012 8:54 PM EDT RealNetworks revealed today that it plans to cut 160 jobs -- 14 percent of its workforce -- in an effort to reduce operating expenses, according to AllThingsD and other media reports. Half of the layoffs immediate, with another 80 within the next ...

  2. RealNetworks CEO Glaser Resigns

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST Rob Glaser has resigned his position as CEO of Rhapsody parent company RealNetworks. He will retain his role as chairman of the board. Taking his place is Robert Kimball, who will serve as president and acting CEO. Kimball was most recently genera ...

  3. Digital Briefs: Rhapsody, ArtistData, AFI

    July 31, 2009 12:00 AM EDT -- RealNetworks' Rhapsody music subscription service lost 50,000 subscribers in the second quarter, to 750,000. That's after a 75,000 dip the previous quarter, but still up from the 600,000 total subscribers it had a year ago. Music reve ...

  4. RealNetworks CEO: Mobile Penetration Will Hit 200%

    February 13, 2008 12:00 AM EST Consumer demand for mobile services will see many consumers own more than one cellphone, according to Real Networks CEO Rob Glaser. Speaking at Mobile Backstage, a GSMA/Nielsen production for the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, powered by Bill ...

  5. RealNetworks Forecasts Lower Revenues, Shares Fall

    February 08, 2008 12:00 AM EST Digital media company RealNetworks Inc forecasts first-quarter and full-year 2008 revenue below Wall Street expectations partly due to slower growth in its Rhapsody America music business. The news sent shares down as much as 3.3 percent in extend ...

  6. RealNetworks Ups Sheeran, O'Neil

    February 26, 2007 12:00 AM EST RealNetworks has a new head of its music division. The company named Philip O'Neil senior VP of music replacing music chief Dan Sheeran, who is taking a new role in the organization. O'Neil is based in Seattle and reports to Real CEO Rob ...

  7. RealNetworks Reports Leap In Quarterly Earnings

    November 07, 2006 12:00 AM EST Third quarter revenue rose 14% to $93.7 million. RealNetworks Inc. on Monday (Nov. 6) reported a sharply higher net profit, boosted by proceeds from the settlement of its antitrust litigation against Microsoft Corp. and commercial agreements with ...

  8. Biz Leaders Seek Digital Harmony

    July 14, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the compatibility gap between competing digital-music standards. At the UJA Federation's Music Visionary of the Year luncheon today (July 14) in New York, Real cha RealNetworks has its eye on bridging the ...

  9. UJA Honors For Munns, Glaser

    June 04, 2004 12:00 AM EDT EMI, Real execs named Music Visionaries. David Munns and Rob Glaser will each receive honors for Music Visionary of the Year from the UJA-Federation of New York and the Music for Youth Foundation. The awards will be presented during a lunch July 1 ...

  10. Apple Rebuffs Online Music Alliance

    April 16, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Apple Computer apparently doesn't want to sing the same tune as its Internet music rival RealNetworks. Seattle-based RealNetworks says that Apple chairman Steve Jobs has rebuffed <A HREF="http://www.b Apple Computer apparently doesn&# ...

  11. Report: RealNetworks' Glaser Wants Digital Alliance

    April 15, 2004 12:00 AM EDT RealNetworks is lobbying Apple Computer to join forces against Microsoft in the digital-music market, according to a published report. RealNetworks is lobbying Apple Computer to join forces against Microsoft in the digital-music market, according ...

  12. RealNetworks Prepares European Rhapsody Launch

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Internet media company RealNetworks is preparing to launch its online music service Rhapsody in Europe within the next year, its chief executive revealed yesterday (April 8). Internet media company RealNetworks is preparing to launch its online mu ...

  13. RealNetworks Prepares European Rhapsody Launch

    April 09, 2004 12:00 AM EDT Internet media company RealNetworks is preparing to launch its online music service Rhapsody in Europe within the next year, its chief executive revealed yesterday (April 8). Internet media company RealNetworks is preparing to launch its online mu ...