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Google News fans earn badges for reading stories

Google News fans earn badges for reading stories

By 15 July 2011

Google News buffs can now enter themselves into a Call of Duty style point earning news-off thanks to the big G implementing special shareable badges.  The more you read about a favourite topic, the more badges you earn relating to it. Things go all... >>

Google News enhanced for mobiles

Google News enhanced for mobiles

By 10 November 2010

It's all go over at the Googleplex. Fresh from unveiling a whole host of new search engine functions, the web giant has now announced big improvements for Google News on your mobile. This new version is designed along last year's revamp which brought... >>

Google gets personal with its local news

Google gets personal with its local news

By 1 July 2010

Google has revamped its hugely popular news aggregation service, making its whole newsy experience a lot more personal and locality based. If you sign in to Google News you'll be able to set your personal preferences when it comes to the sorts of stories... >>

Web bigwigs: Murdoch's paywalls are a mistake

Web bigwigs: Murdoch's paywalls are a mistake

By 8 June 2010

Leading industry figures from the web have rounded on Rupert Murdoch and suggested that he was wrong to put The Times behind a paywall.  Speaking during a panel at the Future of Media event during Internet Week New York, Google News senior business product... >>

Microsoft offers money for News Corp to de-Google its content

Microsoft offers money for News Corp to de-Google its content

By 23 November 2009

The Rupert Murdoch saga over Google making News Corp content widely available for people to "steal" has taken an interesting turn according to recent insider reports, suggesting Microsoft has been invited to enter talks with the media giant on the topic.... >>

Google News gets updated for iPhone, Android and Pre

Google News gets updated for iPhone, Android and Pre

By 20 November 2009

Google has announced the launch of a "completely new" mobile Google News offering for iPhone, Android, and Palm Pre users. This follows the availability of a mobile-optimised version of Google News for other phones, such as Blackberry, Windows Mobile,... >>


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