News Republic Now Pre-Loaded on all HTC Devices Globally, Giving Users Instant Access to News from Top Media Sources
20 Oct 2015

News Republic Now Pre-Loaded on all HTC Devices Globally, Giving Users Instant Access to News from Top Media Sources

Accessed via the BlinkFeed application, News Republic

20 Oct 2015

Accessed via the BlinkFeed application, News Republic provides HTC users with more personalized news delivery from 1,500+ quality sources worldwide.

SAN FRANCISCO – 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.

Users love News Republic apps because it is:

o Visual. Shares all latest news on users’ favorite topics in a highly visual format.
o Smart and personal. Learns what users like and personalizes news experiences automatically.
o Complete. Features complete articles with photos and videos from trusted sources – no shortened RSS feeds.
o In-depth. Explores related topics via Tag Nav™, an innovative news navigation system so uses 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 will be available on all HTC devices as of today. 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.

About News Republic
News Republic is a disruptive global news syndicator with mobile apps for smartphones (iPhone and Android), and tablets and wearables (Apple Watch, Samsung Galaxy Gear, etc.). Curating over 50,000+ articles per day through news stories, photographs, and videos from more than 1,500 trusted global media partners, News Republic is a one-stop-shop for international and local news. More than 12 million people around the globe read their news on News Republic’s apps: News Republic, AppyGeek and AppyGamer.

About HTC
HTC Corporation aims to bring brilliance to life. As a global innovator in smart mobile devices and technology, HTC has produced award-winning products and industry firsts since its inception in 1997, including the critically acclaimed HTC One and HTC Desire lines of smartphones. The pursuit of brilliance is at the heart of everything we do, inspiring best-in-class design and game-changing mobile experiences for consumers around the world. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498).

Media Contacts
Jane Vaden
Vantage PR for News Republic
415-984-1970 ext. 0112
jvaden@vantagepr.com

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