The new app now shows a smarter briefing with top five stories for users "right now" at the splash screen, along the "For You" tab.
The plethora of news sites and media outlets co-existing online can be overwhelming for even the most engaged current affairs readers, but Google hopes its polished new News app will make things easier for users who want to keep up to date with what matters to them.
Tweets, opinions, analysis, and comments are curated into a big bundle of content related to whatever big news story you're looking at.
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He concluded by saying that, in the lead up to Pentecost, he echoed Pope Francis' call to pray for the people of Gaza. Pope Francis has hinted at a second papal retirement when he said it might be time to "take leave" of his flock.
The next section - "Headlines" - dives more deeply into the latest news, covering global, U.S., business, technology, entertainment, sports, science and health segments. The AI factor comes into play when the news is personalised and customised as per the respective user. Developers pointed out that all the listed media organizations support the Google AMP standard, which means the app will not open a mobile browser but deliver the content within the app instead.
As part of that, another feature coming soon is "Subscribe with Google, which lets publications offer subscription-based content". Google said last week that it plans to offer over 1,0000 magazine titles you can follow by tapping a star icon or subscribing to. The process of subscribing will use a user's Google account, and the payment information they already have on file.
Google News presents stories so that you don't have to search for more information. All served up in the Google News app.
He told Digital Trends: "If you load it up out of the box with nothing in it you'll get an experience which you can begin to customise".