News syndicator, News Republic, to come preloaded into all HTC smartphones and tablets
SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – October 20, 2015 — News Republic, a disruptive global news syndicator, today announced it has been selected by HTC Corporation to deliver real-time news on all HTC smartphones and tablets worldwide. Recently named “Editors’ Choice” on Google Play, the highly rated and richly awarded News Republic app will provide HTC users with a more personalized news experience. Easily accessed via HTC’s preloaded BlinkFeed application, users will now be able to pick the topics they care about from more than 1,500 fully licensed quality content partners, giving them a personalized, “nano-casted” list of relevant in-depth articles on worldwide, regional or local events.
- Visual. Shares all latest news on users’ favorite topics in a highly visual format.
- Smart and personal. Learns what users like and personalizes news experiences automatically.
- Complete. Features complete articles with photos and videos from trusted sources – no shortened RSS feeds.
- In-depth. Explores related topics via Tag Nav™, an innovative news navigation system so users get access to content from partners including The Associated Press, Reuters, Huffington Post, Business Insider, Bloomberg and TechCrunch.
“We are proud to have News Republic pre-loaded on HTC’s innovative smartphones and tablets, as it is a win-win for both companies, and a big win for consumers,” said News Republic’s CEO, Gilles Raymond. “We believe that news connects us – to each other and to the world. Making information easily available to the millions of HTC users in 40 countries will provide more empowerment and engagement. We know that those who read better, know better, and ultimately – we hope – do better.”
News Republic is now available on all HTC devices. To begin enjoying the app, users simply open BlinkFeed and click on the news section. From there, they can begin enjoying the News Republic experience.