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Answers Introduces New Application for Microsoft's Windows 8 Launch


Answers, the world's top destination for trusted Q&A content, announced today the launch of its new Windows 8 application available exclusively in the Windows Store. The application runs on Microsoft's new Windows 8 operating system and is compatible with both PC and tablet devices. Using key Windows 8 design features, the Answers application provides one-click access to millions of user generated questions.

“The new Answers application for Windows 8 reflects our steadfast commitment to delivering the most useful answers to consumers across the desktop, mobile, and social platforms,” said David Karandish, CEO of Answers. “With Windows 8 Microsoft continues to push the envelope in redefining how users interact with its products, and we are excited to partner with Microsoft in bringing our industry-leading content experiences to their users.”

The Answers application seamlessly delivers the Answers Q&A experience in the Windows 8 content-friendly environment. It takes advantage of the Windows 8 system-wide search functionality, ensuring that the most relevant answers are always easily available. Users can log into their accounts to keep track of their contributions and pin their favorite categories as live tiles on the start screen. It is available now in the Windows 8 store.

About Answers

Established in 1998, Answers is the industry's top destination for Q&A content (source: Quantcast). One-third of all U.S. Internet users regularly visit for information on virtually everything. The Answers platform integrates and surfaces the best content from subject matter experts, community members, social networks, and Internet databases to create the most multidimensional resource on the Web. Answers content is available everywhere: on the web, mobile, and social networks. The Answers platform has over 17 billion answers, which is 10 billion more than its closest competitor. It is also home to a community of 180 million users, with an estimated 10,000 new registered users per hour. For more information about Answers, please visit

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