Google rolls out Japanese-language news service for mobile phones

16 Oct 2006

(Kyodo News International via NewsEdge) Google has started offering a free, Japanese-language news service for mobile phones.

The major US Internet firm collects news articles on sites of newspapers and broadcasters and categorizes them into politics, economy and other news areas.

Handset owners can read those articles by clicking their headlines.

Google's launch of such a service is expected to spur free distribution of information to mobile phones.

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