Rediff.com India Limited has launched its Realtime News App for Microsoft’s latest operating system, Windows 8. The launch marks the company’s continued efforts to innovate the delivery of information to users across multiple devices and technology platforms, and extend its leadership in the online news marketplace.
Rediff’s Realtime News App now brings India as it happens to the new generation of touchscreen devices and laptops powered by the Windows 8 operating system. The user interface conforms to the Metro UX style of the Windows 8 platform, thus enabling a seamless experience while browsing the app for news.
With the latest headlines and top stories visible at a glance, users now have a better sense of what is happening at that moment across 30,000 Indian and international publications. Users can simply swipe and touch their surface tablets or enjoy the desktop version of the app.
Ajit Balakrishnan, Chairman & CEO, Rediff.com India Ltd, stated, “We believe the large- scale adoption of broadband on PC and mobile devices in India is imminent and we continue to focus on our vision and strategy of positioning Rediff for the anticipated explosion of growth. The development of our applications, specifically for the Realtime News service, is a deliberate step in that direction.”