NewsPicks Selected as One of Google Play’s “Best Apps of 2016”

2016.12.05

The "NewsPicks" business news platform, which is operated by the Uzabase, Inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo; Co-CEOs: Ryosuke Niino, Yusuke Umeda; TSE Mothers Securities Code: 3966) group company NewsPicks, Inc. (Headquarters: Shibuya, Tokyo; CEO: Yusuke Umeda), was selected as one of Google Play's "Best Apps of 2016" (operated by Google) in the "Best Local Apps" category.

The list of best apps for 2016 was an original selection by Google Play aiming to highlight apps that had garnered attention in Japan throughout the year. NewsPicks was selected as one Japan’s best local apps.

 

“Best Apps of 2016”

https://play.google.com/store/info/topic?id=merch_topic_b0000b2_apps_TopicPage_bestof2016

 

Going forward, NewsPicks will continue to enhance the platform as a service for increasing the convenience of the daily acquisition of information for businesspeople.

 

About NewsPicks

 

NewsPicks is an economic news platform equipped with social networking functions. In addition to articles from 90 foreign and domestic media outlets, such as The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, and The New York Times, the service also delivers original articles by the NewsPicks editorial staff. NewsPicks users can check comments by prominent figures and experts from a variety of industries, thereby gaining an understanding of news from various perspectives.

 

NewsPicks Links (Japanese Edition)

 

App for iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/jp/app/id640956497
App for Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.newspicks
Web Version: https://newspicks.com
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/NewsPicks
Twitter: https://twitter.com/NewsPicks

 

Company Information

 

Company Name: Uzabase, Inc.
Date of Establishment: 1 April 2008
Representatives: Co-Chief Executive Officers Ryosuke Niino, Yusuke Umeda
Registered Capital: JPY 2,560 million (as of end-November 2016)
Address: 10F, Ebisu First Square, 1-18-14 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0013
Website: http://www.uzabase.com

 

Company Name: NewsPicks, Inc.
Date of Establishment: 1 April 2015
Representatives: Chief Executive Officer Yusuke Umeda
Address: 10F, Ebisu First Square, 1-18-14 Ebisu, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 150-0013

 

Contact Us

 

Uzabase Inc.
Public Relations Team
Email: pr@uzabase.com 

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