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Tune In Alert -- Yahoo! Finance & CNBC Launch New Program "Big Data Download"

Today,Wednesday, March 27, Yahoo! Finance and CNBC will premiere the first two episodes of "Big Data Download." Hosted by CNBC's Courtney Reagan and regularly featuring Yahoo! Finance's editor-in-chief Aaron Task, Senior Columnist Michael Santoli and Co-Host of "The Daily Ticker" Lauren Lyster, "Big Data Download" is a daily digital program that taps into the big data revolution to deliver valuable information to everyday investors and business decision makers. The show, which will air twice each day, will draw upon sources including Yahoo! Search data, social sentiment and investing algorithms created exclusively for this program from the Yahoo! Labs team.

Theinaugural episode of "Big Data Download" examines whether the housing market isreally in recovery by looking at both housing stocks and Yahoo! Search data. Inthe second episode, "Big Data Download" drills into gas prices. Are you beingripped off at the pump? "Big Data Download" explores oil, gas, distillateinventory numbers to shed light on where prices should be and which companieswill get a lift when the price goes up.

Tomorrow,Thursday, March 28, "Big Data Download" will look at several key economic indicatorsthat tell where the S&P 500 should really be right now. In tomorrow'safternoon episode, "Big Data Download" speaks with Ben Waber, Sociometric SolutionCo-Founder, President and CEO, about their new program at Bank of America thatincreased productivity, but raised eyebrows among privacy advocates.

"Big Data Download" airs Monday through Friday, with original episodes at 11 am and 2 pm ET. Watch the"Big Data Download' here: http://finance.yahoo.com/blogs/big-data-download/


About CNBC:

With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD , CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 390 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide.

CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site athttp://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/