• Google is redesigning its News tab with more emphasis on headlines and publisher names

    8 days ago - By The Verge

    Google is rolling out an update to the News tab of its desktop search function, with a refreshed design that sacrifices information density for clarity.
    The new design, which the company announced in a tweet , brings the look of the News tab closer to that of the dedicated Google News site. News stories are now displayed in a card format rather than a list, making headlines and the names of publishers more prominent. It also seems like the company is grouping stories together more clearly, so if you search for a broad topic it's easier to distinguish different strands of coverage.
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  • Google is building a new social network

    Google is building a new social network

    8 days ago - By TechRadar

    Google is building a new social network, named Shoelace , which it claims will "supercharge your social life". Mere months after shutting down Google+ , the company has revealed that it's taking a second shot at Facebook - this time focusing exclusively on events.
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    Unlike most social networks, which let people connect with others all around the world, Shoelace is region-based, and is starting out with a trial among a handful of communities in New York City. The app is currently invite-only, and can only be...
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