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CNN launches international news app for iPhone and iPod touc

MUMBAI: Following the launch of CNN’s application for the iPhone and iPod touch in the United States last year, CNN has now announced the availability of the international version of the CNN App on the Apple application store.


Available free of charge to users outside of the US, the international version of the CNN App is purpose-built and designed to provide a visually-driven news experience for iPhone and iPod touch users.
  
“CNN’s new app will offer our international audience a mobile experience for iPhone and iPod touch, delivering unique features and a user-friendly design,” said CNN VP – mobile Louis Gump. “CNN is completely dedicated to meeting the needs of consumers and this app is an important contribution to that effort.”


The CNN App features push notification; regionalisation and personalisation tools. It showcases important global news through text, video and photos, and also includes user-generated content capture and upload functionality through iReport, CNN’s user-generated news community. 
 
CNN International VP of digital services Nick Wrenn added, “Our aim with the CNN App is to serve their mobile needs, putting relevant news, analysis and video right at their fingertips in a form that is both personally relevant and easy to use.”

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