Breaking News +

United States / US English

Breaking News +

NBC News Digital, LLC,


Store Category Version Last Update Avg. ratings
Apple News 3.12.0 January 01, 2017 5.0

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71%
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Version 3.9.0 released on May 12, 2016
- Now you can tip news you see, and help people around you! - Quickly search, submit links, and post tips from your home screen using 3D Touch - Redesigned the Whoa tab: it’s now called Hot, and items are now sort sortable by whoas or date - Added a help section in the Me tab - Items directly from Twitter now render as native tweets - More dynamic type and accessibility support - Location services, battery, and memory optimizations - Many fixes for crashes and other issues

Version 3.9.1 released on June 14, 2016
- Improved app loading and refreshing - Added support for more live video - Hot tab now remembers selected sort mode - Fixed issues which caused app to crash

Version 3.9.2 released on July 14, 2016
- Added a button to tip us from a nearby story screen - Added a confirmation when tipping on Apple Watch - Added a subhead on topic pages to show their status - Text on Apple Watch now follows iOS Accessibility settings - Fixed issue with crashing when loading the app - Fixed issue with starting at the bottom of items list - Fixed issue with Tweet prompt closing on its own

Version 3.9.3 released on August 06, 2016
- Fixed issue with muted items link not displaying - Fixed issue causing empty view to appear - Fixed issue with opening Twitter links

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App Description

Get a jump on the news with Breaking News, the fastest source of reliable reporting in the world. Trusted by the largest newsrooms and governments, Breaking News surfaces stories in seconds -- even breaking stories near you, wherever you go. Now you can join our global community and help people around you by sharing a tip when you see a breaking story. Here's what you can do with the Breaking News app: • Discover when news breaks 14 minutes ahead of other news apps on average • See verified reporting from social media and hundreds of news sources • Get just the alerts you want by following what's important to you • NEW: Quickly tip people around you when you see news nearby • NEW: See news and tips near you and avoid potential danger or delays • Receive a proximity alert when a major story breaks near your location • Watch live video from the scene of breaking stories • Get inside guidance from our 24/7 editorial team • Alert your friends over Facebook, Twitter, text and email • See news, get alerts and share tips on your Apple Watch • Do everything with no registration required! "Indispensable" - The Verge "The best app I have" - U.S. Senator John McCain "Gold standard for news aggregation" - Fast Company "Best apps to catch breaking news" - Wall Street Journal If you have any issues or suggestions, please email us at support@breakingnews.com and we'll get back to you right away.

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