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Description

Google News organizes what’s happening in the world to help you learn more about the stories that matter to you.

With Google News, you’ll see:

Your briefing - It can be nearly impossible to keep up with every story you care about. With your briefing, easily stay in the know about what’s important and relevant to you. Your briefing updates throughout the day bringing you the top five stories you need to know, including local, national, and world content.

Full coverage - Understand the full context on any story with just a tap. Google News gives you everything online about a story and organizes it for you – highlighting different perspectives, a timeline of key events, FAQs, important people, and more.

Credible sources - Find quality content from a diverse set of credible publishers and discover sources you haven’t heard of before.

Stories, for you - Keep up with what’s happening on the topics you care about, whether that’s sports, politics, business, tech, or even the weather.

Subscribe with Google - We believe quality journalism is worth paying for. That’s why, with a single tap, you can easily subscribe to the newspapers and magazines you love.

 Free in Google Play

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 15, 2014 (over 4 years ago).

Releasing new versions every about 1 month, on average.

Aug 07
2018
(Current)
Version 5.2.0

· Highlighting great articles handpicked by our partners in Editor's Picks
· Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 12
2018
Version 5.1.0

· Fun way of tracking World Cup highlights and results
· Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jun 06
2018
Version 5.0.0

Google Play Newsstand is now Google News!

What’s new:
* Enjoy an entirely new, cleaner look, designed for a better reading experience
* Get up to speed with a smarter briefing that shows you the top five stories for you right now
* Explore all the coverage of a story in one place. See a timeline of events, FAQs, people and places involved, perspectives, analysis and more for every news story
* Subscribe to credible sources with a single click

May 13
2018
Version Varies with device

· Richer magazine article layouts
· Articles can include additional context from Wikipedia
· Movie topics include trailers
· Support for Android O
· Bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 11
2017
Version v.2017.12.12

· Richer magazine article layouts
· Articles can include additional context from Wikipedia
· Movie topics include trailers
· Support for Android O
· Bug fixes and performance improvements

Dec 03
2017
Version v.2017.12.04

· Richer magazine article layouts
· Articles can include additional context from Wikipedia
· Movie topics include trailers
· Support for Android O
· Bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 17
2017
Version v.2017.09.18

· Richer magazine article layouts
· Articles can include additional context from Wikipedia
· Movie topics include trailers
· Support for Android O
· Bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 14
2017
Version v.2017.09.15

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 10
2017
Version v.2017.09.11

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 08
2017
Version v.2017.09.08

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 01
2017
Version v.2017.09.01

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 27
2017
Version v.2017.08.28

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 22
2017
Version v.2017.08.23

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jun 12
2017
Version v.2017.06.13

- Easier exploration of top magazines
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jun 08
2017
Version v.2017.06.08

- Even faster browsing between articles
- Pinch to zoom into images
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jun 05
2017
Version v.2017.06.05

- Even faster browsing between articles
- Pinch to zoom into images
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

May 24
2017
Version v.2017.05.24

- Even faster browsing between articles
- Pinch to zoom into images
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

May 22
2017
Version v.2017.05.22

- Even faster browsing between articles
- Pinch to zoom into images
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

May 01
2017
Version v.2017.05.01

- Even faster browsing between articles
- Pinch to zoom into images
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 27
2017
Version v.2017.04.27

- Ability to easily backup settings and data, and transfer them to another Android device
- Improved support of video ads
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 24
2017
Version v.2017.04.24

- Ability to easily backup settings and data, and transfer them to another Android device
- Improved support of video ads
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 17
2017
Version v.2017.04.17

- Ability to easily backup settings and data, and transfer them to another Android device
- Improved support of video ads
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 12
2017
Version v.2017.04.12

- Ability to easily backup settings and data, and transfer them to another Android device
- Improved support of video ads
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 06
2017
Version v.2017.04.06

- Support for App Launcher Shortcuts, enabling quicker access to key tabs in the app
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 03
2017
Version v.2017.04.03

- Support for App Launcher Shortcuts, enabling quicker access to key tabs in the app
- Bug fixes and performance improvements

Mar 08
2017
Version v.2017.03.08

- Support for App Launcher Shortcuts, enabling quicker access to key tabs in the app
- Bug fixes and
performance improvements

Feb 22
2017
Version v.2017.02.22

– Improved support for slide shows in articles
– Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jan 31
2017
Version v.2017.01.31

– Improved support for slide shows in articles
– Bug fixes and performance improvements

Jan 20
2017
Version v.2017.01.20

- Catch up with the latest news in less than one minute with a personalized news briefing
- Enjoy a stream
tailored to your interests, powered by Google’s recommendation engine
- Control which sources and topics appear in
your feed by giving feedback
- Enjoy auto-playing videos and high resolution images that bring your feed to life
- Quickly navigate the app with four simple tabs at the bottom of your screen
- Enable data-saver mode for
efficient use of bandwidth

Jan 18
2017
Version v.2017.01.18

- Catch up with the latest news in less than one minute with a personalized news briefing
- Enjoy a stream
tailored to your interests, powered by Google’s recommendation engine
- Control which sources and topics appear in
your feed by giving feedback
- Enjoy auto-playing videos and high resolution images that bring your feed to life
- Quickly navigate the app with four simple tabs at the bottom of your screen
- Enable data-saver mode for
efficient use of bandwidth

Nov 21
2016
Version v.2016.11.21

- Catch up with the latest news in less than one minute with a personalized news briefing
- Enjoy a stream
tailored to your interests, powered by Google’s recommendation engine
- Control which sources and topics appear in
your feed by giving feedback
- Enjoy auto-playing videos and high resolution images that bring your feed to life
- Quickly navigate the app with four simple tabs at the bottom of your screen
- Enable data-saver mode for
efficient use of bandwidth

Nov 10
2016
Version v.2016.11.10

- Support for Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Punjabi, Urdu, and Nepali.
-
Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 14
2016
Version v.2016.09.14

- Support for Marathi, Gujarati, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Punjabi, Urdu, and Nepali.
-
Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 13
2016
Version v.2016.09.13

- Improved app loading experience
- Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Sep 02
2016
Version v.2016.09.02

- Improved app loading experience
- Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 29
2016
Version v.2016.08.29

- Improved app loading experience
- Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 26
2016
Version v.2016.08.26

- Improved app loading experience
- Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Aug 22
2016
Version v.2016.08.22

- Improved app loading experience
- Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Jul 25
2016
Version v.2016.04.13

- Improved app loading experience
- Additional bug fixes and performance improvements

Apr 11
2014
Version v.3.2.0

Apr 10
2014
Version v.2014.04.10

Feb 07
2014
Version v.3.1.0

Dec 12
2013
Version v.3.0.1

Nov 20
2013
Version v.3.0.0

May 23
2013
Version v.2.0.0

Apr 18
2013
Version v.1.3.0

Jan 29
2013
Version v.1.2.1

Dec 13
2012
Version v.1.2.0

Nov 14
2012
Version v.1.1.2

Oct 10
2012
Version v.1.1.0

Aug 23
2012
Version v.1.0.2

Previous 3 versions

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