What we’ve done
TED named to Google Play Best of 2016 list
For the fourth time, Google names TED Android one of Google Play’s best apps of the year.
TED Android TV wins silver
TED for Android TV is awarded a Nashville Advertising Agency Silver ADDY.
TED one of Google Play’s Best Apps of 2014
For the third time in three years, Google recognizes TED as one of Google Play’s best apps.
Smithsonian and Dexter win gold
The Nashville Advertising Agency awards Gold Addys to Mercury for their Smithsonian Android and Dexter Apps.
TED honored with Cooper-Hewett National Design Award
TED wins for Corporate & Institutional Achievement – a category that honors the way great design weaves into everything TED does, from stage sets to program guides, from world-spanning open initiatives like TEDx and the Open Translation Project to the mobile apps Mercury worked with TED to design and develop.
TED brings home gold
TED Android is recognized with a Gold ADDY in the Digital Advertising - Apps - Tablet category at the Regional level.
Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing
The Washington Post Android app is nominated for a Global Mobile Award for Best Mobile Innovation for Publishing.
Multiple AIGA Case Awards
USA Today iPad, New York Times Android, and New York Times Windows Phone all receive recognition at the AIGA Case Awards.
iTunes Rewind 2010: iPhone Apps
FOX News and USA Today are recognized by Apple as the #1 and #5 iPhone apps of the year for free news in their annual iTunes Rewind recap.
iTunes Rewind 2010: iPad Apps
Having launched in April with the release of the first iPad, USA Today’s iPad app reaches one million downloads and is recognized by Apple as the #1 iPad app of the year for free news in their annual iTunes Rewind recap. The app would finish the year as one of the top 25 most downloaded apps overall in the iTunes App Store for iPad.
Ad Age Media Vanguard Award
USA Today iPad is honored with an Ad Age - Media Vanguard Award for Best Free Newspaper iPad Edition. With the award, Ad Age noted, “It’s a pleasure to honor USA Today’s iPad app, which delivers the news effectively but seemingly effortlessly.”
Android Network Awards Best News App
USA Today Android is voted Best News App in the Androinica Android Network Awards.
“Elegant and intuitive”
USA Today iPhone is honored with an Award of Excellence by Communication Arts for their 15th Interactive Design Annual. In the issue, juror Jason Ring states, “This app packs an impossible amount of fresh information into an elegant and intuitive experience.”