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Google News mobile launches ‘News near you’ location service

May 16th, 2011Posted by in Editors' pick, Mobile

Late on Friday Google announced the launch of ‘News near you’ for Google News on mobile, offering location-based news in its US English edition.

Location-based news first became available in Google News in 2008, and today there’s a local section for just about any city, state or country in the world with coverage from thousands of sources. We do local news a bit differently, analyzing every word in every story to understand what location the news is about and where the source is located.

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