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RealNetworks CEO Glaser Offers More Details On Layoffs

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imageIn the wake of the layoff of 7.5 percent of RealNetworks’ staff, Rob Glaser, chairman and CEO, sent an internal memo now posted at AllThingsD (including audio and video links I have yet to get to work). Some of it mirrors the company blog post we referred to earlier, but Glaser offers some more details, including how the layoffs were distributed — one third in Seattle headquarters (where the holiday party has been canceled), one third in other U.S. locations and the rest from international. He cites two reasons for the cuts: integrating the company’s various acquisitions and “a reflection of the economy. While our business has not been affected as much as many, we are not immune to what