Bloomberg’s Extension Lets You See Context You’re Missing

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Right now, if we wanted to figure out a batch cost of some association you’re reading about online, you’d have to cocktail over to another tab, do some googling, and titillate a right numbers come up.

A outing to Google Finance or Wikipedia might soothe we of a titillate to know, though if you’re mostly perplexing to put things in perspective, constantly sport for context could be a hassle, generally on your phone. But Bloomberg’s new Chrome prolongation and concomitant app creates acid for associated information on whatever or whoever you’re reading about in a story a lot easier.

You can see how this works with a Chrome extension. We combined a shimmering idol that lets we know when there’s calm available—no blinking, no splendid colors. It’s a respectful app. We don’t lane we (on Chrome we don’t even record in).

The Bloomberg Lens extension, built on a giveaway Mercury AMP use combined by Postlight, scans a essay you’re reading and searches Bloomberg’s endless depot database to yield batch prices, financial information about individuals, and associated articles from Bloomberg. And while Bloomberg is a repository for data, a prolongation doesn’t lane your browsing habits.

Want to see how abounding Elon Musk unequivocally is? Open your favorite Musk-related article, strike a Bloomberg Chrome extension, and watch a sidebar seem with information about Musk, Tesla (and a batch price), and associated news formed on a story. On your iOS device, a Lens prolongation is dark in a share sheet, where it’ll uncover a associated data.

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