Google Revamps Mobile News for iPhone, Android and webOS
Today Google announced a new version of Google News for Mobile that has been optimized for the iPhone, Android and webOS platforms. The major improvements include more stories on the homepage and more sources and images. Google has also reduced the number of clicks it takes to find articles and play videos. The mobile version now also reflects each users' desktop settings on their mobile.
Google News to Highlight Local Sources
Google has updated its Google News product across all platforms with improved visibility of locally-sourced stories. The local source tag in Google News highlights local news outlets that have covered large, national news stories.
Google News to More Clearly Mark 'Fact-Check' Articles
Google says it will work harder to call attention to fact-check articles within Google News. Google believes fact-check style articles have become an important type of journalism, especially in the context of the presidential election.
Google's Redesigned Google News App Reaches iPhones
Google's overhauled version of Google News is now available to iPhones and iPads via the iTunes App Store. The new version of the app uses machine learning to personalize the experience for each user.
Google Overhauls Its News Reader App, Brings It to the Web
Google today announced a wholly refreshed version of Google Play Newsstand that reimagines the newsreader and expands its availability beyond smartphones and tablets. To start, Google is relying on machine learning to make more personalized recommendations for readers.
Google to Power Google News with Artificial Intelligence
Google today refreshed its Google News product with new features powered by artificial intelligence. News will scan everything on the web and match what it finds with user preferences and favored sources to create new summaries and suggestions.