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However, in recent months, the company has deescalated some of those hostiles, with Google today unveiling a $300 million News Initiative to help the industry on a number of fronts. He pointed to the search results for the shooting at a Maryland high school earlier Tuesday.

Both Walmart and Target previous year struck deals to appear in search results via Google Home.

Partners at launch include The New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today, Gannett, McClatchy and Gatehouse Media in the US, as well as various other publications- Les Ochos, Fairfax Media, Le Figaro, the Financial Times, Grupo Globo, The Mainichi, La Nacion, NRC Media, Le Parisien, Reforma, la Republica and The Telegraph- in other parts of the world. Experts are concerned that these creations could poison the information landscape.

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In December 2017, Stamos's responsibilities were reassigned to others, following which he expressed desire to leave the company. He added that "I have always felt that the individuals who actually work on these problems should be engaged publicly".

Much like other companies in its category, Google has faced a lot of criticism for its role in spreading misinformation and has taken the necessary steps to address the problem.

"This won't solve the problem, but the more brains we put behind it, the more progress we can all make", Mr. Gingras said.

Japanese newspaper house The Mainichi has been named as the only Asian launch partner in Subscribe with Google, one of the key plans in the Google News Initiative launched overnight. This would mean that some retailers would be paying the tech company for two forms of exposure, through advertising and this new retailer loyalty program.

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Target, beauty retailer Ulta, and 1-800-Flowers had piloted this new function with Google. This feature works best, of course, if you use another Google product, the recently rebranded Google Pay. You'll automatically be signed in to the site, and you can pay-securely and privately-with any credit card you've used with Google in the past. Then, you might decide to order foil on your Google Home. The paid listings will still appear under sponsored results and will not affect the regular, organic results. It first tested this with McClatchy-owned news organizations (such as The Miami Herald), the Financial Times, and The Washington Post. After the Las Vegas shootings, Google, along with Facebook, were criticized for surfacing fake news articles in the immediately hours after the massacre. One of the techniques the company's implementing there modifies its ranking system for breaking news or during periods of crisis, such that well-developed authoritative articles are given precedence over those that are simply published first, or hit the most keywords.

In a blog post published this morning, Google's chief business officer Philipp Schindler, wrote: "We need to do more".

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