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What's News

by Dow Jones & Company Inc. publisher of The Wall Street Journal.

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Free for a limited time
$3.99 > free

App Description

With over a century of award-winning journalism, enjoy a new way to read Real-Time Business and Finance News -- From The Wall Street Journal.

The What’s News app provides all the breaking stories, business and finance alerts, live markets data and world news updates. Inspired by our famous front-page digest, you get the 10 most important business and markets stories delivered to your phone straight from the WSJ newsroom. Broaden and enhance your awareness of today’s news reports with expert commentary and high quality visual journalism in the quick and simple experience that the What’s News app can offer. Now you can also follow the latest global and U.S. news, politics and economic topics that are most important to you.

From Business to Markets, Opinion to Politics, if it’s worth knowing, it’s in What’s News.

You get maximum news in minimum time with articles updated frequently throughout the day, all written by a dedicated team of journalists focused on making live business and finance news. Never be out of touch with real-time reports on Financial, Economic and Stock Market News, continually refreshed to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening around the world. Increase your national and international awareness, be entertained, be educated and be informed fast with What’s News.

With the What's News app, you can:
  • See the most important headlines at a glance and read the top stories from around the world.
  • Scroll through a curated live newsfeed, carefully updated by a dedicated team of WSJ editors.
  • Follow the latest news, finance, politics and economic topics that are most important to you.
  • Maximize your knowledge, dive deeper into the story and read related articles on WSJ.com.
  • Share your favorite stories with friends, family and colleagues on email or social media.
  • Receive a realtime view of the major financial markets in the Markets Center.

Inspired by WSJ's front-page digest, What's News gives you the latest top business, economic, politics and markets stories you need to know at anytime of the day, wherever you are. Offering trusted insights and reports into the first 100 days of President Trump and beyond. What’s News brings you instant national and international briefings from the WSJ newsroom direct to your phone.

Scroll easily through the newsfeed for quick updates or select a headline for the stats, facts and analysis. With a single tap, you can read the full article at WSJ.com. Make the most of your time, share your favorite stories and follow the updates on headlines you want to keep track of throughout the day. Learn what you need to know quickly. Real-time views on What’s News make it easier for you to make time for business insights, live markets data from all the major stock exchanges such as the NYSE, NASDAQ and LSEG plus the latest U.S. and world news reports.

Download the app today and stay ambitious, wherever you are, with What’s News.

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What's new in version 1.8.9

Thank you for updating to the latest version of What's News. We've made various stability improvements and bug fixes based on user comments. We appreciate your feedback. More enhancements on the way!

Rank in top paid apps

Ranking - Apps (iPhone) - United States
  • What's News is a good rated app with 4 stars.
  • The app is currently Free, instead of its regular price of $3.99.


  • $3.99 -> Free Dec 20, 2016
  • Free -> $3.99 Dec 18, 2016
  • Release v1.0 Aug 25, 2015
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App Details

Current Version: 1.8.9
File Size: 94Mb
Genre: News
Publisher: Dow Jones & Company Inc. publisher of The Wall Street Journal.
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 4.00 (2 reviews)

App Overview

The What's News app game is now available for free on iOS. The app is compatible with iOS 9.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 7, iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

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  • Crisp updates you need to know

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By anbukarasan, April 14, 2017
    Constantly updated.
  • Great news

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Crownvw1, April 6, 2017
    Great up to date news
  • Good daily news summary

    Rated 4 out of 5
    By VRWMinion, April 4, 2017
    Easy to navigate. I second the wish for better integration with the WSJ app.
  • The right app for modern day

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By nrosario2, March 31, 2017
    Clean user interface. Easy navigation. Has relevant current news.
  • My go-to news app

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By ayaspasha, March 19, 2017
    Great summary of daily news. I wish there was better integration with the regular WSJ app.
  • Needs gesture support

    Rated 4 out of 5
    By T2-point-0, February 28, 2017
    After finishing an article I would like to swipe from left to right to go back instead of clicking the...
  • Love WSJ!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By gorenrocks, February 24, 2017
    I read a lot of news, including the NYT and the WSJ. Both are great, quality publications. Read and stay...
Our Verdict: Average!

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