News360 Launches Innovative News App for iPhone and iPod touch

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[] Moscow, Russia - News360, an innovative, scientific, location-based, mobile news service, today announced its News360 App for iPhone and iPod touch is available in the App Store. The app aggregates all of the currents news in a customized stream, highlighting people and organizations. It brings a new breed of news organization, linking stories, personas, and objects together, allowing users to browse real-time information from thousands of sources with encyclopedia like depth.

"The iPhone has changed the way people interact with mobile content," said Roman Karachinsky, News360 Chief Business Development Officer. "The News360 App for iPhone provides users with a new way to tap into the news that matter to them the most. It's like having a news encyclopedia with you on the go, no matter where you are, whether it's on your way to a business meeting, at your local coffee shop, or a hotel room in another country. The capabilities of the iPhone allows us to deliver another level of news experience in a highly customized fashion."

The News360 App for iPhone capitalizes on the scientific expertise of News360 team to deliver a sophisticated linguistic analysis engine, which discerns semantic content inside news articles, gathers meta-data, identifies user's reading patterns, and applies location based filters. As a result, users will experience a new breed of news content, enriched with underlying links to individuals, locations, and companies, presented in an engaging visualized news stream.

Features of the News360 App include:
* Sophisticated algorithms to find the most important stories across hundreds of sources
* Get coverage of a story from every angle
* Local news based on your current position, wherever you are
* Highlight mentions of people, organizations, places, with detailed dossiers
* Add people or companies you're interested in to your favorites, and never miss a story about them
* Share your favorite stories via Facebook and Twitter

Device Requirements:
* iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
* Requires iOS 3.0 or later
* 3.9 MB

Pricing and Availability:
News360 1.0 is free and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the News category, or through iTunes on Mac or Windows.

News360 is a small privately-held company dedicated to helping individuals gather and experience personalized news. News360 uses advanced linguistic metadata analysis and scientific algorithms to aggregate numerous news sources, identify trends, and deliver the content based on individual preferences. It's based in Moscow, Russia. Copyright (C) 2010 News360. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, iPod and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries.


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