Google News Stories November 15

Google News ‘Beyond the headlines’ card highlights in-depth reporting

Google News last year saw a big redesign on the web and mobile apps. The latest update introduces a “Beyond the Headlines” section to surface “more in-depth content that highlights and explores key issues in our society.”

Google News Stories November 4

Google News for Android and iOS now supports bilingual feeds

In recent years, Google has strived to make its products work better internationally. Google News for Android and iOS now supports bilingual feeds to show stories for up to two “languages & regions of interest.”

Google News Stories October 22

Google News is now set to offer enhanced coverage of the world’s premier intercontinental club soccer tournament, the UEFA Champions League.

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Google News Stories September 26

Google ending its Nextdoor-esque ‘Bulletin’ service for ‘hyperlocal stories’

In early 2018, Google launched a “hyperlocal” news service called Bulletin. Nextdoor-esque in nature, it remained a “pilot” throughout its entire life and is now being shut down later this year.

Google News Stories August 22

WSJ owner News Corp planning Google News competitor called ‘Knewz․com’

News publishers have historically been upset with Google and Facebook over a variety of issues related to payment and content ranking. News Corp, which owns the Wall Street Journal, is now planning a Google News competitor called “Knewz.com” to address those concerns directly.

Google News Stories July 16

Google Search on the desktop web has seen a slew of visual refreshes in recent weeks. The latest is a substantial redesign of the News tab that does a better job of highlighting headlines and publishers.

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