This month the Google Play Newsstand was replaced with Google News, an app that claims to use artificial intelligence (AI) to serve you better, more targeted news. In Newsstand, you could subscribe to and access content from newspapers and publishers. Google News has a broader scope with published (nonpaywalled) content, tweets, images and more all appearing in your feed. Newsstand is now a section in the app. If you subscribe to sources using the "subscribed with Google" function, you’ll be able to access paywalled content in the app or wherever you are logged in with your Google account. You won’t have to choose your interest topics upfront either. The app will learn your preferences as you use it, employing reinforcement learning. If you want specific topics or sources to follow, you can do so in the Favourites section. There’s also a Saved Stories section under Favourites so you can come back to stories later. The launch screen on opening is your newsfeed (called For You). At th...

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