Google is rolling out an all new Google News, which uses artificial intelligence to find great reporting done by journalists around the globe.
The reimagined Google News uses a new set of AI techniques to take a constant flow of information as it hits the web, analyze it in real time and organize it into storylines. This approach means Google News understands the people, places and things involved in a story as it evolves, and connects how they relate to one another. At its core, this technology lets Google synthesize information and put it together in a way that helps you make sense of what's happening, and what the impact or reaction has been.
When you're in the app, "For You" makes it easy to stay up to date on everything you care about all in one place. Google News starts with a briefing of five stories that Google News has organized for you - a mix of the most important headlines, local news and the latest developments on the topics you're interested in.
And the more you use the app, the better the app gets. Google has also built controls so you can decide if you want to see more or less of a topic or publisher.
Google is also experimenting with a visual format called newscasts. Here, the latest developments in natural language understanding bring together a collection of articles, videos and quotes on a single topic. Newscasts make it easy to dive right into perspectives to learn more about a story.
If you want to get a deeper insight into a story, the "Full Coverage" feature provides a complete picture of how that story is reported from a variety of sources. With just a tap you'll see top headlines from different sources, videos, local news reports, FAQs, social commentary, and a timeline for stories that have played out over time.
Full Coverage is the same for everyone - it's an unpersonalized view of events from a range of trusted news sources.
To find out what the world is reading, head over to Headlines for an unfiltered view of news from around the world. Additional sections let you dig into more on technology, business, sports, entertainment and others.
In addition, the Newsstand tab makes it easy to find and follow the sources you trust, as well as browse and discover new ones. You can also access more than 1,000 magazine titles in a mobile-optimized reading format.
And if you want to support your favorite news sources, Google has made it simple to subscribe with your Google account. This means no more forms, credit card numbers, or new passwords. And soon, thanks to the new Subscribe with Google platform (launched as a part of the Google News Initiative), you'll get access to your paid content everywhere-on all platforms and devices, on Google News, Google Search, and on publishers' own websites.
The new Google News replaces Google Play Newsstand on mobile and desktop and the Google News & Weather app on mobile. It's rolling out starting today and will be available to everyone on Android, iOS and the web in 127 countries by next week.