The story of who controls curation on the web (and how they do it) has entered a new chapter.
"Google researchers in Silicon Valley were trying to figure out why so many smartphones were freezing up half a world away. One in three smartphone users in India run out of space on their phones daily."
Google is updating how it curates your search results [Google blog], with a focus on highlighting trending news and localized content on mobile. While they seem to be prioritizing the "follow" option for topical interests, here's what I found the most interesting from its announcement: Diversifying content in News: "News stories may have multiple viewpoints from… Continue reading Google’s search update is a moment of clarity, not catch-up
I read the news for the first two hours of the day to get a sense of markets and top events.