Wednesday, April 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Sony To Sell Olympus Shares
Tech Industry Enjoys April Fools' Day
Facebook User Tracking Violates EU Law, Research Says
Google Releases Cheaper Chromebooks
Intel Releases New Braswell SoCs
WD's My Passport X Delivers 2 TB of Storage for Xbox One and PC Gamers
Google To Use SSDs From Samsung: report
Microsoft Introduces The Surface 3
Active Discussions
how to copy and move data files to dvd-rw
cdrw trouble
Need serious help!!!!
burning
nvidia 6200 review
Hello
Burning Multimedia in track 0
I'm lazy. Please help.
 Home > News > General Computing > Google ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Thursday, July 01, 2010
Google News Redesigned


Google on Wednesday overhauled its news website to tailor pages to individual interests of readers.

The company revamping the Google News homepage with several changes designed to make the news that users see more relevant to them. Google is also trying to better highlight interesting stories and to make it easier for users to share stories through social networks.

The new heart of the homepage is something Google calls "News for you": a stream of headlines automatically tailored to a users' interests. By using the "Edit personalization" box, users can specify how much they're interested in Business, Health, Entertainment, Sports or any subject they want to add. Users can choose to view the stories by Section view or List view, and reveal more headlines by hovering over the headline with their mouse. Google will remember users' preferences each time they log in. For all those who don't want customized Google News, a "Reset personalization" button is available to clear all personalization preferences.

Google is also now allowing users to choose which news sources they would like to see more or less often. Users can do so in News Settings. Google has also added keyboard shortcuts for easier navigation, like in Gmail or Google Reader.

To make it easy for users to find the big stories like Hurricane Alex, Google is adding links to topics that many outlets are covering. Users will find these topics in the Top Stories section on the left side of the homepage as well as in linked keywords above headlines. Clicking on a topic link takes them to a list of related coverage that they can add to their news stream.

Google is also more prominently displaying the Spotlight section, which features stories of more lasting interest than breaking news. And then there's local news; Google is now highlighting weather and headlines about each user's city or neighborhood in their section, which users can edit with whichever location they want to follow.

Finally, users can now easily share story clusters with other people via Buzz, Reader, Facebook or Twitter.

The redesigned Google News homepage is rolling out today in the English-language edition in the U.S., and Google plans to expand it to all editions in the coming months.


Previous
Next
Opera 10.60 Final Available        All News        Intel Labs Aims to Reinvent How People Experience Computing
Opera 10.60 Final Available     General Computing News      Intel Labs Aims to Reinvent How People Experience Computing

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Google To Use SSDs From Samsung: report
Google Now Offers A Gmail For Android Users
Google To Get Into The Operating Room
Google Defeated in English Court - Decision Opens Door for Litigation by Millions of British Apple Users
Google To Show Targetted Ads To Fiber TV Customers
Consumer Watchdog Calls On FTC To Re-Open Its Google Investigation
Report Details Google's Anti-competitive Practices
Hundreds of Thousands of Google Apps Domains' Private WHOIS Information Disclosed
Google Is Killing Google Code
Google Maps Take You To Mount Everest
Google Starts Offering Low-Cost Cloud Service
Google Introduces Insurance Shopping Site

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .