Microsoft today said it has agreed to pay RealNetworks US$761 million to settle an antitrust suit accusing the company of using its dominance to promote its own media software, reports Reuters. “RealNetworks, maker of Real Internet media software, has said Microsoft’s decision to bundle Windows Media Player for free within the Windows operating system was to blame for slower sales at RealNetworks, shares of which rose as much as 48 percent in midday trading before slipping back a bit.”