Friday, 19 October, 2018

Revamped, AI-powered Google News app goes live on Android, iOS

Revamped, AI-powered Google News app goes live on Android, iOS Revamped, AI-powered Google News app goes live on Android, iOS
Cecil Davis | 17 May, 2018, 04:07

The process of subscribing will use a user's Google account, and the payment information they already have on file. Replacing the neglected Newsstand service from Google, and seen as a direct competitor to the Apple News app, Google News is now available on the App Store... Tapping the + icon will allow you to search for topics, locations, and sources you want to add to your list, and the more of these you add, the better Google News will be at delivering stories you know you'll like. This helps you quickly get up to date about a particular story.

The next section - "Headlines" - dives more deeply into the latest news, covering global, U.S., business, technology, entertainment, sports, science and health segments. Publications featured here will support the Google AMP standard, meaning pages will load swiftly and you won't be jumping from the app to your browser.

Full coverage - Understand the full context on any story with just a tap.

Google News did a fantastic job of surfacing stories I wanted to read, presenting recent, relevant articles on the topics that matter the most to me.

You are offered 5 stories on a daily basis according to trends the AI has picked up on, as well as giving you the option to customize what stories are no longer relevant to you.

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A "For You" section surfaces news articles based on browsing history and utilizes artificial intelligence.

What platforms is it on?

The Google News app that was unveiled at the company's I/O developer conference last week, can now be downloaded on all iOS devices. Note that to use the iOS version, you'll first need to install Google Chrome.

Yes, in some ways. I also feel like it's doing a good job of pinging me with important breaking news stories. In theory, this could centralise the process of paying for content, with unlocked articles being accessible on Google News and the publisher's website.

"Favourites" is a way for users to customise Google News without the use of AI. Google News also includes Headlines for an "unfiltered" look at what is happening around the world.