CNBC LAUNCHES A CONVERSATION ACTION FOR THE GOOGLE ASSISTANT

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Friday, December 16, 2016 – 09:13

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ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., December 16, 2016 – CNBC, First in Business Worldwide, today announced the launch of @CNBC, a Conversation Action for the Google Assistant.  @CNBC, which is available on Google Home devices, allows users to access the power of CNBC and get business news, market insights, stock-specific news, and CNBC TV schedule information.

@CNBC offers users market commentary from CNBC On-Air Stocks Editor Bob Pisani and real-time market snapshots to get a pulse on how the markets are doing with information from the DOW, S&P 500 and NASDAQ.  Plus, @CNBC helps users stay up to date on what’s happening in the business world with news updates from CNBC Radio.  Users can also find out the most recent news related to a stock, as well as the stock’s latest price, net change and percent change.  Additionally, users can ask @CNBC for CNBC TV schedule information allowing them to know what’s going to be on TV and when they can catch the next episode of their favorite CNBC show.

“As a launch partner for Actions on Google for the Google Assistant, we are very excited to offer users CNBC’s unparalleled content,” said Deep Bagchee, Senior Vice President of CNBC Product and Technology. “With @CNBC, we are able to provide consumers with the information they want – from the latest business news to unique insights into the markets.”

CNBC will also provide market and business news updates from CNBC Radio and On-Air Stocks Editor Bob Pisani available as part of the Narrated News feature for the Google Assistant on Google Home.  Additionally, CNBC’s “Fast Money” and “Nightly Business Report” podcasts are available on the Narrated News feature. These can be selected as preferred news sources in the Google Home mobile app.

Users can engage @CNBC in a variety of ways to get the latest information including:

  • Ok Google, let me talk to CNBC about the markets.
  • Ok Google, I want to talk to CNBC about the latest news.
  • Ok Google, ask CNBC to tell me when “The Profit” is on next.

To learn more about @CNBC, go to cnbc.com/googlehome.