SOURCE: Minetta Brook

May 05, 2014 08:00 ET

Minetta Brook Launches KNEWSAPP Realtime News Scoring and Discovery Application via the Bloomberg App Portal

App Allows Finance Professionals to Surface Opportunities and Risks From Developing News That They Did Not Know to Look for

SEATTLE, WA--(Marketwired - May 5, 2014) - Minetta Brook (www.minettabrook.com) today announced the availability of its real-time news scoring and discovery application, KNEWSAPP, via the Bloomberg Professional service. KNEWSAPP helps financial professionals surface opportunities and risks in hidden, indirectly connected or developing news that they did not know to look for. Bloomberg Professional subscribers can access the app at APPS KNEWSAPP < GO >.

KRANIUM, the Minetta Brook content discovery engine uses patented linguistics technology to analyze and score topical connections from millions of articles each day. KNEWSAPP lets users set-up their own custom live news feeds based on their portfolios, industry interests, ticker searches and/or topic searches.

"We are excited to launch KNEWSAPP™ after more than two years of development and fine-tuning. We've had several Bloomberg Professional service subscribers participate in the KNEWSAPP beta program and soft-launch, and the feedback has been overwhelmingly positive," said D Bharadwaj, CEO, Minetta Brook. "KNEWSAPP is fully integrated with the Bloomberg Professional service, so its tools and features enable users to access functions, import their portfolio data directly, or search for relevant news based on tickers and topics. Users can even surface relevant news as a live feed and explore connections within news."

"What KNEWSAPP does is get to the heart of what most fundamentally oriented and momentum oriented traders and managers want -- and that is an edge. Breaking news into topics is what every trader does subconsciously when consuming news," said Andy Frey, President, Security Traders Association of Seattle. "That is exactly what KNEWSAPP manages to do automatically, in real-time and at scale on millions of news articles, blogs and tweets each day."

For more information about KNEWSAPP, please visit www.knewsapp.com or contact support@knewsapp.com.

About KNEWSAPP
KNEWSAPP is a real-time news scoring and discovery application that allows finance professionals to surface opportunities and risks from developing news that they did not know to look for. The product has been developed by Minetta Brook to connect with the company's content discovery engine -- KRANIUM that uses patented linguistics technology to analyze and score topical connections from millions of articles each day. KNEWSAPP is now available to Bloomberg Professional subscribers at APPS KNEWSAPP < GO >. For more information, please visit www.knewsapp.com or follow us on Twitter @knewsapp.

About Minetta Brook
Minetta Brook is a big-data intelligence company that builds high-speed content discovery technology. Our team of data experts and engineers bring together years of experience from both Wall Street & Silicon Valley.

KNEWSAPP & MINETTA BROOK are trademarks of Minetta Brook Inc., a Delaware corporation. All rights reserved.

About Bloomberg
Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength -- delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately -- is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 320,000 subscribers globally.

BLOOMBERG, BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL and BLOOMBERG APP PORTAL are trademarks and service marks of Bloomberg Finance L.P., a Delaware limited partnership, or its subsidiaries. All rights reserved.

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