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Local news being tested for Google Now

0. phoneArena 31 Jul 2013, 18:10 posted on

Google is in the process of testing a local news card for Google Now; this would definitely make sense since the application is supposed to know where you are at all times while sending you timely information that is important to you based on past searches, your calendar listings and more. A beta test for the local news card is taking place inside Google...

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posted on 31 Jul 2013, 18:21 3

1. hmd74 (Posts: 389; Member since: 31 Jan 2013)


I Have Nexus 4 but i think google now on iOS looks better than mine...Specially the microphone

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 19:27

2. TheLolGuy (Posts: 483; Member since: 05 Mar 2013)


"...and someone was stabbed in the park near my house. It’s very, very targeted to you and your interests." -Johanna Wright, vice president of search and assist, Google"

Whoa, VP of a multi-billion dollar corporation is livin' large in the hood or what?

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 19:35

3. Shatter (Posts: 2031; Member since: 29 May 2013)


I guess millionaires don't get along very well at parks.

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 21:11

5. bwhiting (Posts: 173; Member since: 15 Jun 2013)


That caught my attention as soon as I got to that point in the post lol

posted on 31 Jul 2013, 19:44

4. dorianb (Posts: 426; Member since: 24 Oct 2012)


Its just an extra card. Go ahead & add it. You can always turn it off.you can never have too much info.

posted on 01 Aug 2013, 01:51

6. itsdeepak4u2000 (Posts: 2866; Member since: 03 Nov 2012)


Would be a nice Google card for local news.

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