Nasdaq-listed Rediff.com has launched Rediff News application for Android hand-held devices. According to the company, the app offers readers quick and easy access to a rich collection of the latest stories across Rediff’s News, Business, Movies, Sports, and Get Ahead sections, in a tiled interface and comes with an option to enable or disable images, and an offline mode to read all the content.
The news app also provides a shortened version of reports, with a link back to Rediff.com’s mobile site where the full report can be read. Readers can also share and comment on their favorite, newsworthy items via Facebook and Twitter, and via Whatsapp, sms and email.
The application also has the option to refresh manually or automatically every 3 hours, 6 hours or once a day – allowing the user to personalize settings and receive stories they are interested in when they want.
“With all that’s going on in India and the world, it’s easy to miss the stories and events that impact our daily lives. The release of the Rediff News app is designed to keep our users consistently informed and engaged with the current headlines and happenings – across business, technology, entertainment, and sports – in an innovative and simple way,” said Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman and CEO, Rediff.com India Ltd.