AccuWeather Announces Partnership with Mocha Global to Power Google Chrome Extension
Published Jun. 17, 2020 9:30 PM
Collaboration brings seamless, weather-centric extension to Google Chrome users
AccuWeather Global Weather Center, June 17, 2020 — Global weather and digital media leader AccuWeather today announced it has integrated its weather forecast insights into a Google Chrome extension developed by platform experts Mocha, of Mocha Global, a holding company focused on privacy-first initiatives.
With the extension, users can now visit the Google Chrome Web Store and search for the free “Weather Forecast powered by AccuWeather extension.” After selecting the extension and adding it to Chrome, the browser will provide a prompt to install. When users open a new window in their browser, they will be asked for location to provide hyper-local weather forecasts. At the top left corner of the browser page, a user can add multiple locations by simply searching for a specific town, state or zip code.
“We are excited to bring our world-class weather insights with proven Superior Accuracy to this partnership opportunity with Mocha, to power the first-ever AccuWeather Google Chrome Extension,” said AccuWeather Senior Vice President of Business Development, Paul Lentz. “This innovative extension, modeled with an elegant, intuitive design, opens another avenue for our users to receive the most accurate, up-to-the minute weather forecasts on a hyper-local scale.”
“We’re delighted to partner with AccuWeather to enable the most accurate weather data and information related to Covid-19 all in one place and at a point in world history when it is needed most,” said Jonathan Kim, President of Mocha.
The exclusive, patented AccuWeather RealFeel® Temperature is also displayed under the search bar, positioned below a four-day outlook. At the top right, a user has the option to personalize his or her weather dashboard by adding insights that provide a color-graded rating (Green = Good, Yellow = Moderate and Red = Bad), for weather-related activities such as skiing, running, driving, and even respiratory air quality. For a full weather forecast, users can select a specific forecast day, which will bring them directly to www.accuweather.com.
Also included below the local weather forecast is a link to AccuWeather’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Tracker Map. This new digital mapping tool and landing page is available on mobile and desktop platforms as part of an effort to provide users with the most accurate updates and information regarding the spread of the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and accuweather.com — AccuWeather, recognized and documented as the most accurate source of weather forecasts and warnings in the world, has saved tens of thousands of lives, prevented hundreds of thousands of injuries and tens of billions of dollars in property damage. With global headquarters in State College, PA and other offices around the world, AccuWeather serves more than 1.5 billion people daily to help them plan their lives and get more out of their day through digital media properties, such as accuweather.com and mobile, as well as radio, television, newspapers, and the 24/7 AccuWeather Network channel. Additionally, AccuWeather produces and distributes news, weather content, and video for more than 180,000 third-party websites. Among AccuWeather’s many innovative and award-winning features available free to the public are MinuteCast® Minute by Minute™ forecasts with Superior Accuracy™. Furthermore, AccuWeather serves more than half of Fortune 500 companies and thousands of businesses globally. Dr. Joel N. Myers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, established AccuWeather in 1962 and is considered the “father of modern commercial meteorology.” Dr. Myers, a leading creative thinker and visionary, has been named “the most accurate man in weather” by The New York Times and one of the top entrepreneurs in American history by Entrepreneur’s Encyclopedia of Entrepreneurs.
AccuWeather, RealFeel, RealFeel Shade, WinterCast, and MinuteCast are all registered trademarks of AccuWeather, Inc. AccuWeather RealFeel Temperature, AccuWeatherIQ, AccuWeather RealImpact, AccuWeather RI, AccuWeather MinuteCast, AccuWeather Network, Minute by Minute and Superior Accuracy are all trademarks of AccuWeather, Inc. All other trademarks, product names and logos are the property of their respective owners.
The AccuWeather app for Android phone and tablet users is free at the Google Play store. The AccuWeather iOS app is free at www.AppStore.com. Visit accuweather.com for additional information.
About Mocha Global — Mocha Global is a holding company focused on AI driven platforms with seamless user experiences, providing the best commerce capabilities to consumers while providing 100% data protection and privacy.