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Two World Leading News Agencies, AAP and QNA, Release Innovative News Apps Pushing Content to Their Clients

May 24, 2012

LONDON, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ –

Powered by “Publish live Mobile” Technology from KnowledgeView Ltd

Australian Associated Press (AAP) and Qatar News Agency (QNA) are leading news
agencies dedicated to using advanced technology for informing their clients on latest news
developments in their regions and globally. The iPhone and iPad Apps developed by UK based
KnowledgeView Ltd are intended to do just that.

The Apps uniquely provide real time multi-media news to the public as well as
additional news reports to different groups of registered users including media
subscribers, enterprise and government.

Australia’s national news agency, Australian Associated Press has released an iPhone
app that it says is the ultimate news planning tool for editors and journalists.

AAP Agenda shares with its users the daily diaries, news lists, top trending stories,
images, videos and graphics available from the agency throughout each day.

“It’s a simple but extremely effective communications solution. It’s intuitive but
data rich for our subscribers and it’s very easy for our editorial team to manage,” AAP
Editor in Chief, Tony Gillies, said.

“The KnowledgeView (KV) technology has been an excellent fit for us and we’re now
developing other products with the KV team,” he said.

Qatar News Agency (QNA) was established in 1975 to be the first news agency providing
comprehensive Gulf news coverage. Since then, QNA has invested in advanced technology for
digital editorial as well as for news delivery, including video streaming, online
publishing, social networks tools and media monitoring. QNA has released an iPhone and
iPad version under the name of QNA News for the public as well as for registered groups of
users, supporting English and Arabic.

“This new project will cost QNA staff no effort as KnowledgeView’s powerful “Mobile
app technology” will push the content from the same editorial system to both our iPhone
and iPad apps. We are very happy to cooperate on even more exciting innovative projects
with KnowledgeView to add value to our audience and stay on top of technology”, Eng.
Khalid Mohammed Al-Motawa, Director of Technical Affairs, QNA, said.

“We are honored to have QNA and AAP among our valued news partners globally. These
news products are the result of years of research and development by KnowledgeView, and
the fruits of cooperation with the technical teams of AAP and QNA. The two agencies are a
role model for progressive news providers that are restlessly determined to add value to
their clients. ” Ali Al-Assam, CEO, KnowledgeView.

About KnowledgeView

KnowledgeView Ltd is a UK-based company with headquarters in London and offices in the
Middle East. The company was founded in 1995 to develop cross-media publishing, news
management and editorial sharing systems. Users of KnowledgeView’s Publish live solutions
include the Australian Associated Press, Geopolitical Information Service, Dow Jones
Newswire, Qatar News Agency as well as over 50 media companies in the Middle East,
providing consultancy as well as technology.

KnowledgeView’s Publish live suite of products and services enables publishers to
extend their reach and increase revenues, through easy multi-publishing to paper, Web,
mobile iPhone and iPad as well as the Android platform and social networks.

KnowledgeView’s RAPID Browser, the heart of Publish live, is a powerful news
management and editorial sharing system for automating acquisition, classification and
enhancement of news and media content and creating packages for cross-media publishing,
designed to streamline production and create additional revenues.

RAPID Browser has set the standard for the next generation of news management systems,
with its ability to gather content from a wide variety of sources such as news agencies,
correspondents’ reports, RSS and Web harvested feeds, and the power it puts in the hands
of users to define their own ways of filtering and acting on items that match their
interests. By integrating RAPID Browser with Adobe publishing software and with
third-party publishing systems.

RAPID Archive, integrated with RAPID Browser, provides strategic rich-media archiving
for publishers who want to syndicate or share editorial content.


AAP was founded in 1935. Today, it is a dynamic news enterprise moving over 1.6
billion words per year to all media – print broadcast and digital. In all, it sends 4000
data files to its subscribers every day. It aims to provide the Australian media, private
and public sector with a cost-effective, unbiased, reliable, comprehensive news and
information resource.

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