Google Launches Emergency Relief Fund to Support Local News

Google is launching the Journalism Emergency Relief Fund in an effort to help support local journalists and news outlets amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Google May Start Paying Publishers For News

Google and news publishers have been at odds for years, with the latter wanting Google to pay for content. While Google’s search sends an untold number of visitors to news websites, Google doesn’t pay for any of the content that shows up in its News service.

Google News No Longer Offering Digital Magazines

Google News users who rely on the service for their digital magazine subscriptions will need to find another source, according to Android Police. Google has been sending out emails to current subscribers to let them know there will be no…

Where to Watch the Presidential Inauguration on YouTube

“From conventions to debates to election day, millions of you came to YouTube over the past year to stay informed and engage in a conversation on the 2016 U.S. election,” noted Brandon Feldman, who is in charge of News &…

Stanford Study: Teens Clueless On Distinguishing Sponsored Content

A Stanford Study of 7,804 students from middle school through college illustrated that young people are clueless in knowing what is actual news versus sponsored content. This study comes on the heels of fake news hysteria that Facebook and other…

Lauren Moss: Woman Found Dead in Walmart Parking Lot Had Been There for Months

According to reports, the body of a young woman was found in a Walmart parking lot in Marina, California earlier this month. The story gets even odder, as police say 22-year-old Lauren Moss has been dead in the parking lot…

Yahoo Updates App, Homepage

Yahoo announced some updates to its mobile app and homepage in the U.S. making it easier to get to news and content and follow developing news stories. The company says it looked at the latest mobile trends to guide its…

Microsoft Launches Bing-Powered ‘News Pro’ App for iOS

Microsoft has a new iOS app called News Pro in the App Store. The app description says: News Pro helps you search for news around your work every day. Fuel your unique interests with over a million topics to choose…

Google Faces Another Complaint From German Publishers

Google is still battling German publishers over including their content among Google News links as it faces a new legal complaint related to a war that just won’t end. Will this end up with Google shutting Google News down in…

Facebook’s Notify App Launches on iPhone

Last week, we learned that Facebook was about to launch a new standalone app for breaking news called Notify. The reports were true, as Facebook just took the wraps off it. Notify from Facebook from Facebook on Vimeo. The idea…