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Rosetta Stone English for Business Language Program Honored with 2015 Tabby Award/Business

(Thomson Reuters ONE via COMTEX) --Rosetta Stone English for Business Language Program Honored with 2015 Tabby Award/Business

ARLINGTON, VA (November 5, 2015) - In recognition of its continuous efforts to help address critical language and communications challenges in the workplace, Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) has received a 2015 Tabby Award/Business for its Advanced English for Business iPad app in the competition's Education, Training and HR category.  Widely recognized as the industry leader in providing effective language programs, Rosetta Stone Advanced English for Business was selected from a highly competitive field of entries and is helping some of the world's leading companies improve their business-specific communication skills for workplace settings.

The Tabby Awards judging panel stated: "The value of the Advanced English for Business for professional development and language education was immediately apparent in our evaluation. We found the multiple device synchronization, individual program tailoring, feedback and progress marking features particularly useful. The app also scored highly in the areas of performance, tablet-optimization, business value, design and ease of use. We would like to congratulate the Rosetta Stone team on their recognition as a category-leading iPad app for business."

Now in its fourth year, the Tabby Award/Business competition celebrates the best tablet apps for work and productivity across the world. In determining the winners, an international judging panel of 24 independent mobile experts conducted multiple rounds of assessments using a range of criteria that included overall business value, user experience, design, innovation and performance. More than 300,000 business apps collectively are available on the Android and iOS platforms, and according to the Tabby Awards, this award positions Rosetta Stone in the top 0.01% of all apps.

"We're constantly working to move the needle in language education and give our customers the innovative tools they need to strengthen communication and achieve their goals. This is especially critical for our customers who are looking to enhance overall business performance and drive business value through language learning," said Judy Verses, President of Rosetta Stone's Global Enterprise & Education division. "We're extremely proud to see our Advanced English for Business program selected from such an esteemed field of entries and we thank the Tabby Awards for this recognition."

The Advanced English for Business app helps learners improve their English-language proficiency with a comprehensive program that targets their abilities and needs and enables them to more effectively collaborate with prospects, customers, managers, employees, and colleagues.  The product's approach to language learning provides rapid results for learners of intermediate to advanced ability levels, with self-paced, online lessons, as well as live virtual tutoring.  The program also helps to further develop learner's reading, listening, speaking, and writing through personalized instruction, actionable feedback, and job related activities. The Advanced English for Business mobile app allows learners to access their lessons whenever and wherever they like, and automatic syncing enables customers to never lose their place in a lesson.

For more than 20 years, Rosetta Stone has been working with thousands of corporations worldwide to provide their employees with language training that's immediately applicable to their business. Rosetta Stone provides industry-specific language solutions designed for intermediate and advanced learners and savvy business leaders recognize that English language training improves productivity and profitability. Earlier this year, Rosetta Stone's Advanced English for Business app was also released on the Apple Watch.

About Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Inc. (NYSE: RST) is dedicated to changing people's lives through the power of language and literacy education. The company's innovative, personalized language and reading programs drive positive learning outcomes in thousands of schools, businesses, government organizations and for millions of individual learners around the world.

Founded in 1992, Rosetta Stone pioneered the use of interactive software to accelerate language learning and is widely recognized today as the industry leader in providing effective language programs. The company's cloud-based programs allow users to learn online or on-the-go via tablet or smartphone, whether in a classroom, in a corporate setting, or in a personal learning environment. Rosetta Stone is also a leader in the literacy education space, helping millions of students build fundamental reading skills through its Lexia Learning division. Additionally, the company's Fit Brains business offers personalized brain training programs developed by neuroscientists and award-winning game designers to be fun and help keep your brain sharp.

Rosetta Stone is based in Arlington, VA, and has offices and operations around the world.  For more information, visit  "Rosetta Stone" is a registered trademark or trademark of Rosetta Stone Ltd. in the United States and other countries.

About The Tabby Awards and Mobby Awards

The Tabby Awards is the most comprehensive awards program honoring the best apps for tablets and iPads. Every year since 2012, it has held two separate competitions: one for consumer apps and games and one for business and professional apps. Tablet-optimized apps are recognized through the Tabby Awards and smartphone-optimized apps are recognized through the recently launched Mobby Awards. In each competition, nominees and winners are selected by an international panel of independent app experts.  The Tabby and Mobby Awards benefit from the support of media partners including VentureBeat, ITProPortal, SocialTimes, Applause and TabTimes.

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