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MAZ PARTNERS WITH UNITED PRESS INTERNATIONAL TO LAUNCH NEWS APP POWERED BY NEWSX

Nov 29, 2017, 08:07 ET

NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- New York-based media technology company MAZ has partnered with United Press International (UPI) to launch its news app on iOS, Android and Apple Watch, powered by NewsX.

The new UPI app takes the organization's legacy of credible news delivery to mobile with a full report on the day's most important events, written fairly and objectively. U.S., world, science, health, entertainment and other news and photos are continuously updated.

NewsX, designed specifically for news publishers, is a clean, easy-to-navigate interface that synergizes with UPI's quick-read format. The app showcases UPI's most popular features, including the "On This Day'' section, which puts the organization's 110-year historical archive at your fingertips every day. Its "Odd News" feed is one of the best-read features on mobile.

Readers can also log in and save content to read later or offline.

"The UPI app cuts through the noise of the daily news cycle. It's a quick, easy way to stay up to date on what's happening right now," said UPI Chief Content Officer, Charlene Pacenti.

"When we built NewsX, UPI is the exact sort of brand we had in mind: breaking headlines, a rich library content, a highly visual interface–" said MAZ CEO, Paul Canetti. "It's truly what a mobile news experience should be."

Download UPI News today on the App Store and Google Play, available for iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and most Android devices.

About MAZ:
MAZ enables leaders in media to become leaders in technology. Founded by Apple and Adobe designers and engineers, MAZ is on the forefront of OTT and mobile technology with a suite of powerful CMS and app creation tools that power over one thousand apps and websites for industry giants such as Forbes, Gannett, Pearson, Rodale, Fast Company, and many more.

About United Press International (UPI):
United Press International is a leading provider of news, photos and information to millions of readers around the globe via UPI.com and its licensing services. Since 1907, UPI has been a credible source for the most important stories of the day, continually updated - a one-stop site for U.S. and world news, as well as entertainment, trends, science, health and stunning photography. UPI also provides insightful reports on key topics of geopolitical important, including energy and security.

Contact:
Shouvik Paul
1-855- MAZ-DIGITAL

Charlene Pacenti
cpacenti@upi.com

Date: 
Monday, December 4, 2017