AP Mobile Announces the AP 2010 World Cup Coverage!

The AP Mobile team is extremely excited to announce the official release of the AP 2010 World Cup Coverage, the best way to stay on top of all the football news and stats for the 2010 World Cup!

With the AP 2010 World Cup Coverage, you will  be able  to follow your favorite team’s progress throughout the World Cup by getting the  latest news, scores, photos and videos from the world’s most trusted news source.  Users can also get general World Cup news and photos in French, Portuguese, and Spanish.

Follow your team or the entire tournament with an easy-to-read schedule, bracket, and live score feed, all of which are frequently updated to give you the latest coverage. Expand your World Cup knowledge between games by reading about any of the 32 teams and their star players or about the 10 different venues and their local points of interest scattered around South Africa. Want to share your thoughts or see what others are saying about the World Cup? Just pick a question and cast your vote with the app’s live polling and voting.

Whether you’re a diehard fan or just want to stay in the loop with the world’s most viewed sporting event, with the AP 2010 World Cup Coverage app you’ll never miss a moment. Get it free for the following devices below:

iPhone:

http://bit.ly/iPhoneWCup

Android:

http://bit.ly/AndroidWCup

Nokia:

http://bit.ly/OviWCup

You can view the WAP site from any phone via http://m.apsports.com/.

For more information, go to http://www.getapmobile.com/worldcup/.

Some screenshots:

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Get Comprehensive Coverage of the Winter Games With AP Mobile

Want the latest coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics, whenever & wherever you are?

With 120 journalists in Vancouver, AP’s coverage of the Winter Games is as comprehensive and up-to-date as its breaking news coverage.

Winter Game enthusiasts can:

  • Read the latest breaking news from the Winter Games
  • Follow specific sporting events
  • View extensive photo galleries
  • Watch videos
  • Enjoy one-of-a-kind interactive features (only on http://wintergames.ap.org)

Where to find us:

AP Mobile and The McClatchy Group

The McClatchy Company joins AP Mobile!

We are exited to announce the McClatchy group has joined AP Mobile.  They are the third largest newspaper group in America owning 29 papers such as The Miami Herald and The Sacramento Bee.

The AP Mobile team is always working hard to increase the depth of our local coverage so that you can get the news YOU choose.  We recognize how important and personal where you get the news is to you.  We provide you with more than 1,000 trusted local news sources and look forward to increasing that number.

We are always interested in hearing your thoughts so feel free to email us at apmobile@ap.org

Now get AP News in Spanish on your mobile phone!

Noticias de AP

Noticias de AP

UPDATE (5/1/09):  RIM has temporarily removed foreign language applications from App World due to technical issues.  It will be added again shortly.

Making its debut on April 1, Noticias de AP (Beta site at http://es.apnews.com) is targeted to Spanish speakers in America. The award-winning AP mobile platform delivers news in Spanish with the same features and functionalities as the English-language application.

You can also download the native client Spanish version of AP News, Noticias de AP, by going to BlackBerry App World on your BlackBerry device. The application will also feature advertisements from premium brands targeted to the audience.

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Get all that *glitters* on Oscar Night from AP

Large Oscar statues lie in a tent awaiting their placement along the red carpet outside the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009.  The 81st Academy Awards will be held Sunday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Large Oscar statues lie in a tent awaiting their placement along the red carpet outside the Kodak Theater in Los Angeles on Friday, Feb. 20, 2009. The 81st Academy Awards will be held Sunday. (AP Photo/Amy Sancetta)

Oscar Night is the biggest movie event of the year. Check AP Mobile on Feb. 22 for all the glitz and glamour from the 81st Annual Academy Awards. AP reporters and photographers will bring you exclusive coverage, including:

  • Photos and videos from the red carpet, including ceremony highlights, exclusive backstage access and after parties.
  • Stories with vignettes from the bleachers, the theater and backstage
  • A complete list of nominees.
  • Film trailers in our video gallery.

Like what you see, or have suggestions on how we can improve? Send feedback to mnnfeedback@ap.org.

-Arian Smedley, Mobile Editor

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AP gets nod from SXSW Web Awards

The South by Southwest Interactive Festival picked AP as a finalist for its mobile category.  The conference is considered a hub for cutting edge work and has been a powerful platform for introducing Twitter and media technologies to the world.  Our team is honored to be nominated!  The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony Sunday, March 15. Stay tuned …

Check out the complete list of finalists: http://sxsw.com/interactive/web_awards/finalists

You can vote for the AP team in The People’s Choice Award, once per day until March 6.

So please help us get out the vote! http://sxsw.com/peoples-choice

— Caroline Kim, Mobile Editor

More financial news at your fingertips

The economic crisis was one of the top stories of 2008, and continues to make headlines in 2009. MNN users can stay up-to-date on the latest news from the street with a new business subcategory called “Markets,” which adds even more specialized financial news from AP.

1. Ahead of the Bell stories offer an outlook for the day’s stock movements. Published between 6 a.m. to 9 a.m. EST, they feature economic indicators, analyst research and company news that could affect stocks, sectors or the entire market.

2. Sector Snaps, published between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. EST, provide market updates and spotlight newsmakers in various industries, including banking, airlines, retail, construction and more.

3. The Markets section also features Wall Street and overseas markets reports that are updated frequently throughout the day.

If you’d like to see other subjects included in MNN, send feedback to mnnfeedback@ap.org.

Caroline Kim, Mobile Editor

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 15, 2008 in New York. A stunning reshaping of the Wall Street landscape sent stocks down sharply that day with the demise of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bank of America Corp.’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co. (AP Photo/Jin Lee)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Sept. 15, 2008 in New York. A stunning reshaping of the Wall Street landscape sent stocks down sharply that day with the demise of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. and Bank of America Corp.’s acquisition of Merrill Lynch & Co. (AP Photo/Jin Lee)