Bloomberg Announces Major Redesign to its iPad App

  Bloomberg Announces Major Redesign to its iPad App

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- November 14, 2012

Bloomberg today unveiled a significant redesign to its flagship Bloomberg iPad
app. The app, which first launched along with the iPad itself, has been
completely re-imagined to provide business executives instant access to the
business news and market information that is most relevant to them. Users now
have their own command center, where they can access top news, a personalized
snapshot of world markets and a summary of their investments (including news
and earnings updates on companies in their Watchlist) without leaving their
home screen.

"The redesigned Bloomberg app is personalized for users, enabling them to dig
as deep as they want into the content and data. It's a rich experience without
being overwhelming. That's what makes it so unique," said Oke Okaro, global
head & general manager of mobile and connected devices for Bloomberg L.P.

This level of personalization is the first-of-its kind within the business and
finance category, and is complemented with a sophisticated yet intuitive
navigation that allows users to dig deeper into the content and put
information in context. For example, if a user is reading a technology-focused
article that mentions Apple, the latest stock price is displayed in the
article alongside its company name. With just one tap, the user can access
comprehensive company information including key statistics, financials, and
sophisticated charting tools - including the ability to benchmark Apple's
performance against competitors and major indices.

"The app allows for multiple ways to discover content and smartly reveals more
tools and contextually relevant information," added Okaro.

Users can now access powerful new performance charts and summary
visualizations to analyze and manage information when tracking personal
holdings (stocks, mutual funds, ETFs, currencies). For example, they can see a
summary of the leaders and laggards at any given moment and get a snapshot of
their portfolio by asset type, industry and location.

Other key features include:

  *Streaming Video: Watch videos uninterrupted while browsing the app using
    the portable video player.
  *Quick access to related company pages and topics: View in-line stock
    quotes and jump directly to company or topic information from articles.
  *News formatted to fit personal reading styles: Adjust font size and
    contrast within news articles to maximize readability and comfort. View in
    portrait and landscape.
  *Seamless access to personalized Watchlists and settings: Sign in or
    register a Bloomberg.com account to synchronize Watchlists and save app
    settings across all personal devices.
  *A universal back button to easily navigate the experience.

The Bloomberg iPad App is available for free from the App Store
(http://bit.ly/RSpxrT).

About Bloomberg Mobile

Bloomberg Mobile provides award-winning mobile products -- apps and mobile
websites -- including Bloomberg (available on iPhone, iPad, Android phone,
Android tablet, Blackberry and Symbian), Bloomberg TV+ (available on iPad),
Bloomberg Radio+ (available on Android, iPhone and iPod Touch), Bloomberg
Businessweek+ (available on iPad and iPhone) and Bloomberg Markets+ (available
on iPad). For more details, please visit http://www.bloomberg.com/mobile.

Contact:

Bloomberg
Lauren Meller, 212-617-8185
lmeller@bloomberg.net
 
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