WSJ and Outercurve Technologies Announce Launch of ‘The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry’


NEW YORK & ISELIN, N.J.-(BUSINESS WIRE)-Feb. 15, 2005- The Wall Street Journal Online at, the largest paid subscription news site on the Web, and Outercurve Technologies, a leading global provider of wireless handheld business solutions, today announced the launch of The Wall Street Journal Online for the BlackBerry® platform from Research In Motion.

Starting today, “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.

Utilizing InfoEdge, “The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry” seamlessly integrates with an organization’s BlackBerry Enterprise Server(TM) (using the BlackBerry Mobile Data Service feature) to deliver the Journal package to BlackBerry devices via a downloadable application that optimizes the BlackBerry’s two-way communications. “The Wall Street Journal for BlackBerry” includes access to continually updated and comprehensive business coverage from around the world, global-markets updates, and thought-provoking 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.

Outcurve has a free 30-day trial but we are not sure the price afterwards. You can register for a free trial here …

Thanks Michael for the tip …