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Google Refreshes "Currents" News Magazine, Drops Name

  • TechCrunch, Wednesday, September 24, 2014 11:27 AM
Google Currents -- what you might call the search giant’s own personal Flipboard -- is getting a facelift and some additional features. “The company is also ditching the name ‘Currents’ and renaming the app “Google Play Newsstand’ in keeping with Google’s now-preferred naming scheme where its apps and services begin with ‘Google Play,’” TechCrunch reports. “This change also follows the shift from Google Currents on Android, where the Currents mobile app has now been deprecated … in favor of Google’s own Newsstand service.”

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