Google working on a location based news feed for Google Now

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http://www.talkandroid.com – Google has revealed they are working on a new Google Now card that will deliver local news stories based on a user’s location. Google Now cards work off of algorithms to present the user with “contextually relevant” items. Among the inputs used to determine what is relevant are interests, time of day, and location. The new card is being tested in a closed beta right now, apparently only within Google itself, as revealed by Johanna Wright, Google’s vice president of search and assist. Wright refers to the card as displaying “local hyper-local news”. Apparent (IT news)