Englewood Cliffs, NJ, March 22, 2011 – CNBC, first in business worldwide, today announced that it will be launching the CNBC Real-Time App on Android 3.0 (Honeycomb) tablets starting with MOTOROLA’s XOOM in late April. The CNBC Real-Time App will give users access to real-time stock quotes – before, during and after market hours, directly from both the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ Marketplace. Additionally, the App will offer breaking news alerts, access to top CNBC business video clips, the latest CEO interviews and market updates via CNBC video on demand. The CNBC Real-Time App will also allow users the ability to create and track their favorite company stocks live, in real-time, and interact with a custom CNBC Ticker.
“Our mission is to provide users unprecedented access to the real-time information, market news and analysis they need on all platforms and on every device,” said Scott Drake, Vice President, CNBC Digital. “We are proud to announce this latest addition to our extensive suite of digital financial products which ensure the real-time data, news and analysis investors care about are available to them on whatever device they choose.”
CNBC Real-Time App features will include:
*Live, Real-Time Stock Quotes and Charts
-Real-Time stock quotes accompanied with company specific news, related video and key metrics.
-Real-Time & Historical Interactive Charts that offer custom timeframes from one day to five years, including pre- & post-market trading.
*Unique Personalized Stock Watchlists
-“My Stocks” - users will be able to create and track their favorite company stocks live, in real-time, with access to integrated charts and related news headlines.
*CNBC Real-Time Personal Ticker
-Users will be able to set up a custom CNBC Ticker with a playlist of favorite stocks – or choose from “CNBC Stocks to Watch” & “Indices.”
*CNBC’s Exclusive Breaking News Alerts & Video
-CNBC’s global editorial team will push breaking news alerts direct to the CNBC Real-Time App, keeping users completely informed on what is moving the markets.
-Over 100 new video clips available on demand daily from CNBC, CNBC Europe & CNBC Asia.
The CNBC Real-Time App will come complete with opportunities for advertisers and marketers to connect with CNBC’s growing affluent and influential audience on this leading mobile platform.
A preview beta version of the App will be unveiled this week in the MOTOROLA/MOTODEV Booth (#2585) at the International CTIA WIRELESS 2011® trade show and conference which takes place today, March 22 through Thursday, March 24 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
For more information on MOTOROLA XOOM, please visit www.motorola.com/xoom.
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 providing real-time data, analysis and information to more than 390 million homes worldwide. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m.- 8:00 p.m.) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC.com and CNBC Mobile Web (mobile.cnbc.com) offer real-time stock quotes, charts, analysis and both on-demand and live streaming video.
Members of the media can receive more information about CNBC and its programming on the NBC Universal Media Village Web site at http://www.nbcumv.com/mediavillage/networks/cnbc/