Google replaces its Play Newsstand app on iOS with its reworked AI-powered News app.
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Google News for iOS comes at a time when Apple is putting an increasingly heavy focus on its own Apple News app.
Opening the app brings up the tailored "For You" tab which acts as a quick briefing, serving up the top five stories "of the moment" and a tailored selection of opinion articles and longer reads below it. The algorithm will also weigh things like local versus national news when deciding on what to display.
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 support implemented on the app will enable the users to get better and customized news by learning what the user typically likes to read. Most of all, it draws from a number of resources to provide packages of view, evaluation and fact-checked posts focused on particular newsworthy events, providing users a good platform from which to compose their minds regarding current affairs.
In the "Favorites" tab you can add specific topics, sources, and locations that you're interested in. Newsstand provides Just subscribe to a book and see its most recent articles in Google's mobile-optimized AMP standard.
Lastly, there's Newsstand, this is a section where a user can subscribe to other media publications on a monthly or yearly based subscription.
Google at the I/O event has specified that with this Google News app, a user can find quality content from a diverse set of credible publishers and can discover new genuine sources.