Yahoo! increased its ability to handle rich media Jan. 5 when it extended its licensing relationship with streaming media software maker RealNetworks. Yahoo! will use RealNetworks' RealSystem G2
software across Yahoo! Broadcast, a portal for online audio and video content and other Yahoo! properties. RealSystem G2 includes RealAudio and RealVideo, as well as recently released RealServer 7 and RealProducer 7, which enable companies to encode and stream content across the Web.
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