Video-software maker and online-music retailer RealNetworks has laid off 100 of its 1,800 employees — two-thirds in Asia and one-third in its hometown of Seattle — to reduce redundancies produced from a recent spree of acquisitions. No word on when RealNetworks, whose RealPlayer is an also-ran to Adobe's Flash and whose Rhapsody store is hopelessly behind Apple's iTunes, will figure out the other 1,700 are redundant, too. [Seattle P-I]