The new AI-driven Google News app comes to iOS

  • The new AI-driven Google News app comes to iOS

The new AI-driven Google News app comes to iOS

It works as you'd imagine, letting you mark out preferred topics, news sources and locations to filter your reads.

Google has released its all-new version of Google News in the App Store, which comes as an update to the existing Google Play Newsstand iOS app.

Heading over to the next section, there's a "Headlines" section, where it has sections categorised like latest, India, World, Business, Entertainment and sports, which is very much identical to the older Google News app. The AI element is created to learn from what you read to help serve you a better selection of content over time, while the app is presented with a clear and clean layout. Selecting a story means the user is greeted with a range of stories, videos and other content as well as a useful timeline of events.

Tweets, opinions, analysis, and comments are curated into a big bundle of content related to whatever big news story you're looking at. A useful option allows you to save your searches and stories for later. The new AI-powered Google News app that was featured last week at the Google I/O conference is now available for iOS. "For You" provides you a Fast summary of five tales, Based on your previous reading habits, even though you can edit it by notification The program to show you less or more content on a particular topic.

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Trystan Upstill, Google News engineering and product lead said: "The reimagined Google News uses a new set of AI techniques to take a constant flow of information as it hits the web, analyse it in real time and organise it into storylines".

Lastly, there's Newsstand, this is a section where a user can subscribe to other media publications on a monthly or yearly based subscription. Then, the paid content becomes available across Google platforms, including Google News, Google Search and publishers' own websites.

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".