STATE COLLEGE, Pa., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AccuWeather Global Weather Center -- AccuWeather, a leading global digital media company, is partnering with HTC, a world leader in mobile devices, to provide weather data to the HTC weather app showcased on HTC smartphones, including the newly launched HTC One (M8). AccuWeather has provided weather content with Superior Accuracy™ with exceptional user experiences to HTC smartphone users globally since 2008.
"We couldn't be more pleased to continue our collaboration with HTC on their new HTC One (M8)," said Steven Smith, Chief Digital Officer for AccuWeather. "HTC has a history of creating popular, award-winning smartphones like this new flagship device. We are proud to be their weather data provider on the HTC One (M8) and other HTC smartphones used worldwide. It is truly a testament to the importance of accurate and reliable global weather information that allows users to make decisions that help improve their lives."
HTC was the first user of AccuWeather's robust API to display weather data on HTC smartphones.
Users of the HTC One (M8) will have instant access to AccuWeather's trusted weather information, including timely weather news and videos as well as hourly and extended forecasts. Users who click through to the AccuWeather mobile website will have access to even more detailed information, including 80 hours of hourly forecasts, 45 days of extended weather forecasts, and MinuteCast™ – AccuWeather's hyperlocal weather forecasting solution that provides Minute by Minute™ precipitation forecasts over the next two hours for locations across the Continental United States.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
Every day over a billion people worldwide rely on AccuWeather to help them plan their lives, protect their businesses, and get more from their day. AccuWeather provides hourly and Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™ for nearly 3 million locations worldwide, with customized content and engaging video presentations available on smartphones, tablets, free wired and mobile internet sites, connected TVs, and Internet appliances, as well as via radio, television, and newspapers. Founded in 1962 by Dr. Joel N. Myers - a Fellow of the American Meteorological Society who was recognized as one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur Magazine's Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs - AccuWeather also delivers a wide range of highly-customized enterprise solutions to media, business, government, and institutions, as well as news, weather content, and video for more than 72,000 third-party websites. In 2014, the company will launch the AccuWeather Channel, an "All Weather, All the Time™" multi-platform national channel for forecasts with Superior Accuracy.
Founded in 1997, HTC Corporation (HTC) is the creator of many award-winning mobile devices and industry firsts. By putting people at the center of everything it does, HTC pushes the boundaries of design and technology to create innovative and personal experiences for consumers around the globe. HTC's portfolio includes smartphones and tablets powered by HTC Sense®, a multilayered graphical user interface that vastly improves user experience. HTC is listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE: 2498). For more information, please visit www.htc.com.
HTC and HTC One are trademarks or registered trademarks of HTC Corporation in the United States and other countries.
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