The Wall Street Journal Online at WSJ.com, a paid subscription news site, and Outercurve Technologies, a provider of wireless handheld business solutions, have announced the launch of The Wall Street Journal Online for the BlackBerry platform from Research In Motion. "The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry" will be available to customers of Outercurve's InfoEdge On-Demand information-delivery platform. To introduce "The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry," Outercurve and the Online Journal are offering this service free of charge through April 30, 2005.
Using InfoEdge, "The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry
" integrates with an organization's BlackBerry Enterprise Server (using the BlackBerry Mobile Data Service feature) to deliver the Journal package to BlackBerry devices via a downloadable application. "The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry
" includes access to continually updated business coverage from around the world, global-markets updates, and articles from the Journal's opinion pages. In addition, users can customize the service to receive headline lists based on individualized criteria, as well as "push-based" alerts for up-to-the minute news on selected public companies. The Wall Street Journal Online recently launched a mobile edition, "The Wall Street Journal Mobile," which provides business and financial news from the Online Journal directly to a cell phone.