UBM Channel's CRN Tech News App Named Finalist on min's 2012 Editorial and Design Awards

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Channel's CRN today announced that the CRN app for iPad, CRN Tech news, was named as a finalist in the Editorial App category for the min's 2012 Editorial and Design Awards. The annual awards recognize excellence in content and design among consumer and b-to-b media brands. Additional finalists in this category include the Oprah Magazine iPad App, Firehouse iPad App, Esquire iPad Edition, Popular Mechanics Magazine for iPad, and the Sports Illustrated Tablet Edition. The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on November 5th at the Marriott Marquis in New York City.

Announced earlier this month, the CRN Tech news app was designed for IT Channel executives who need access to mobile content and tools to better run their business, but also for investigative news fans interested in learning more about the IT channel's big picture. Each week app subscribers will have access to exclusive in-depth reports which will delve into topics such as solution provider salaries, the channel economics of cloud computing and which IT companies benefited most from last year's federal economic stimulus package. To learn more about CRN Tech news, please visit: www.crn.com/tablet or go directly to the app download page.

"We are honored to be recognized for our innovative iPad app among such quality brands," said Kelley Damore, UBM Channel VP and Editorial Director. "This acknowledgement underscores our continued commitment to excellence, producing quality editorial content, no matter the delivery channel, to offer our readers the most timely, relevant and compelling information on the market today."

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