CNN connects you to the world -- wherever you are. The CNN for Android app has been rebuilt and redesigned for use on both your phone and tablet. Stay informed with the latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow ...Read more
CNN connects you to the world -- wherever you are.
The CNN for Android app has been rebuilt and redesigned for use on both your phone and tablet.
Stay informed with the latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow up-to-the-minute reporting with breaking news alerts and live video. Share stories and videos and watch CNN live TV.
•Get breaking news alerts and follow stories as they develop. •Go beyond the surface with international, politics, opinion, tech and entertainment stories and more. •Watch video clips and coverage of live events as they unfold. View your favorite CNN shows live (as available, check with your cable, satellite or telecommunications provider). •Access your local weather information, including current and extended forecasts. •Browse photo galleries related to today’s news. •Sync your Android watch and receive breaking news and top stories on your wearable device (available on select Samsung Gear and Android Wear devices).
The CNN App may ask your permission to access certain functions on your device such as location, network connection and social media accounts. Doing so can enhance some features of your app such as weather forecasts and the ability to share stories with your social networks. The CNN App may also ask your permission for “phone calls” to allow you to call CNN regarding story ideas or general feedback. CNN respects your privacy and would never misuse your personal information.
Have questions or feedback on the CNN app? E-mail us at Android@cnn.com. We are always looking for suggestions on how to provide the best experience possible for you.
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UPDATED ON: Jan 25, 2016
SIZE Varies with device
INSTALLATIONS: 10,000,000 - 50,000,000
LATEST VERSION: Varies with device
ANDROID VERSIONVaries with device
Allows application to take pictures with the camera. This allows the application at any time to collect images the camera is seeing.
full Internet access
Allows an application to create network sockets.
view network state
Allows an application to view the state of all networks.
view Wi-Fi status
Allows an application to view the information about the state of Wi-Fi.
modify/delete SD card contents
Allows an application to write to the SD card.
approximate (network-based) location
Access location sources such as the cellular network database to determine an approximate phone location, where available. Malicious applications can use this to determine approximately where you are.
discover known accounts
Allows an application to get the list of accounts known by the phone.
prevent phone from sleeping
Allows an application to prevent the phone from going to sleep.
read phone state and identity
Allows the application to access the phone features of the device. An application with this permission can determine the phone number and serial number of this phone, whether a call is active, the number that call is connected to, ect.
directly call phone numbers
Allows the application to call phone numbers without your intervention. Malicious applications may cause unexpected calls on your phone bill. Note that this does not allow the application to call emergency numbers.