Alibaba’s UCWeb Launches UC News, a News Aggregator App for India


New Delhi.  UCWeb Alibaba Mobile Business Group, has launched a UC news app. This app is developed especially for India, cricket, technology, entertainment, lifestyle, and health-related news and will provide several popular categories.

It is available for both Android as well as iOS, be it on Facebook and Twitter trending topic related to the keywords will be recommend to user.

‘’Digital content consuption is on the rise and the challenge is how we can customise, curate and present diverse content to users. Content providers face difficulties in distributing content of different formats, while consumers are swamped by an information overladed’’. ‘’Our answer to these challenge is to position ourselves as a content aggregator. The newly launched UC News and upgraded UC Browser for India are two contempory products embedded with the aim of content aggregation. ” said Keeny Ye, General Manager of UCWeb, Alibaba Mobile Business Group.

Alibaba’s UC bowser is used on a global basis and about 20 percent of its users are from India. Almost eighty million monthly Indians are active users who use UC bowser.

Currently this application is available in two languages ​​English and Hindi but UCWeb is soon planning to provide it in other Indian languages ​​also. The UC News is already available in China and soon will be launched in Indonesia and other countries. The app is available for download in the Google Play Store.