Latest Google news service promises publishers money and readers

Google is launching an experimental news service that it says will boost the revenues and readership of newspapers and allow people to mimic the experience of flicking through pages to find a good read.Google Fast Flip has partnered with more than 40 titles, mainly American and including the New York Times, to display pages in an experiment into how people “discover and consume media” online.
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2009/sep/15/google-news-service-experimentAlso see:Google Releases News-Reading Service
Google, long seen as an enemy by many in the news industry, is making a bold attempt to be seen as a friend with a new service it hopes will make it easier for readers to read newspaper and magazine articles.On Monday, the company introduced an experimental news hub called Fast Flip that allows users to view news articles from dozens of major publishers and flip through them as quickly as they would the pages of a magazine. Google will place ads around the news articles and share resulting revenue with publishers.
http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/15/technology/internet/15google.htmlGoogle turns page on news content
Google has unveiled a service called Fast Flip to let users consume news more quickly and to boost the flagging fortunes of the news industry.The product is designed to mirror the way readers flick through magazines and newspapers.Google has teamed up with more than 30 providers such as the BBC to provide what it calls a new reading experience.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8256054.stmGoogle turns a new page in online news content
Google has stepped up its efforts to woo newspaper publishers with a search service that displays results in the style of a “virtual magazine”.As the company tries to boost readership for online news, its Fast Flip program initially will feature content from The New York Times, The Washingon Post and the BBC.
http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/media/article6834456.ece
http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/business/story/0,28124,26076347-36418,00.html

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