Singapore, London and Englewood Cliffs, NJ, November 25, 2013 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced that it has launched its newly improved Android phone app. CNBC's updated app for smartphones delivers real-time, streaming stock market quotes throughout the day with options for both pre-market and after-hours trading data. Additionally, users can receive breaking news alerts so they can stay on top of the market no matter where they are and have the ability to watch on demand more than 150 top CNBC business video clips added daily from around the globe.
"Our goal is to provide our users with all of the real-time data, news and analysis they need on whatever platform they choose," said Scott Boyarsky, Senior Vice President of Technology, CNBC." Today's announcement is an important step for us since now our Android phone app users from around the globe can get the information they need in a rich, high-quality experience they deserve."
"Our new Android app has been completely redesigned and includes all of our global content in an integrated international edition," said Deepanshu Bagchee, Head of Digital for International at CNBC. "The app now gives users the power of CNBC, with news and analysis from around the world, right on your Android device."
The updated CNBC Android phone app features include:
New Homepage & Navigation
Live, Streaming Real-Time Stock Quotes and Charts
CNBC's exclusive breaking business news and alerts
The redesigned CNBC Android App is available for free at Google Play.
*Data from these markets is not real-time.
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