– RealNetworks (NASD: RNWK), a provider of media delivery technology, has acquired mobile
content distribution firm Varia Mobile, TechFlash reported.
Financial terms of
the transaction were not provided, although Real took a minority interest in
the company last year.
Varia was created in 2007 as a spin-off from Tegic
The company powered Real’s Ibiza Rhapsody MP3 player; other technologies
offer wireless syncing and cloud computing for mobile devices.
Varia Mobile CEO
John McQueen will become a vice president of business development and OEM at