Burst.com and RealNetworks Reach Settlement Agreement

Thu May 8, 2008 7:30pm EDT

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  SANTA ROSA, CA, May 08 (MARKET WIRE) -- 
 Burst.com, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: BRST) today announced that is has signed an
agreement in principle to settle litigation with RealNetworks, Inc. 
RealNetworks
agreed to pay Burst a one-time payment of $533,500.00 cash, in exchange for a
license to a subset of the Burst patents.  The license is non-exclusive and
does not provide pass through license rights.  The patent license settles all
differences between the two companies.

    About Burst

    Founded in 1988, www.Burst.com has pioneered the development of
Faster-Than-Real-Time(TM) video and audio delivery. Burst.com has built an
international patent portfolio covering burst-mode video and audio delivery,
scheduling, rapid casting, network optimization and DVR functionality.

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