Linksys Partners With RealNetworks

Cisco's Irvine-based Linksys division ( has partnered with RealNetworks to ship a new device based on RealNetworks' Rhapsody Internet jukebox service. The Linksys Wireless-B Media Link is a new home audio device which uses 802.11b networking to send PC-based music to a home stereo. The new device allows Rhapsody users to remotely browse their downloaded music library from their stereo, linking their computer directly with their sound system.