Wall Street & Technology Launches iPad App

Vital capital markets technology news and commentary from Wall Street & Technology Now Available on the iPad

May 9, 2011

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wall Street & Technology,  the capital markets leading source for technology news, trends and analysis, today announced the launch of its Wall Street & Technology App, available on iTunes, Apple's App Store.  

The Wall Street & Technology iPad app provides the most relevant and timely financial technology information in an easy-to-navigate application. Users will be able to access news and commentary from WS&T's staff of award-winning editors, including Ivy Schmerken, Larry Tabb, Greg MacSweeney, Melanie Rodier and Dr. Howard Rubin.  Designed as a lightweight portal to efficiently deliver critical IT-related information to financial industry technology executives, the app features content across relevant categories including trading, data infrastructure/security, compliance/risk, exchanges, CIO and InformationWeek.

This is the second branded app launched from the InformationWeek Business Technology Network.  The initial launch was the InformationWeek iPad App which has just reached a milestone of 10,000 downloads from business technology executives.  Plans include launching additional financial services brands next month including: Advanced Trading, Bank Systems & Technology and Insurance & Technology.

"The Wall Street & Technology iPad App delivers the latest news and analysis to financial services professionals in an easy to read format that is optimized for the iPad," said Greg MacSweeney, Editorial Director, InformationWeek Financial Services. "With adoption continuing to increase, and iPad usage becoming part of financial professional's daily workflow, this iPad App also allows users to connect Wall Street & Technology content to their social networks and email."

With this app, CIOs, traders, portfolio managers, line of business heads, and IT and business managers gain access to breaking news stories and exclusive commentary from Wall Street & Technology's trusted editorial team. Features of the Wall Street & Technology App include:

  • Navigation: optimized for the tablet with a fixed position navigation bar that has clean, easy links to specific topics
  • Related content: allows users to browse similar topic content in easy and efficient manner
  • Share options: allows users to share articles with a full set of tools, including Facebook, Twitter and email

The Wall Street & Technology app is currently being sponsored by Tibco, and is available for download at Apple.com's App Store free of charge.  

To download the app, please visit http://www.wallstreetandtech.com/ipad

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