Google announced on Thursday a new initiative to pay publishers $1 billion in news content over the next three years. The money will compensate companies that plan news content for Google’s new app, Google News showcase. In a blog post, Sundar Pichai, chief executive of Google and its parent company alphabet, said in a blog post that the app will focus on the news editorial department to give readers a deeper understanding of important news and help publishers build deeper relationships with audiences in the process;. The move comes at a time when Google is facing continued criticism from newspapers, regulatory bodies and antitrust regulators for profiting from content on other sites. < / P > < p > according to the announcement, the & quot; Google News Showcase & quot; section will be launched in Germany and Brazil on Thursday, and will be gradually extended to other countries. The new column consists of different types of news article sections and will initially appear in Google News on Android. The product will soon be launched on Google News on IOS, and will also appear on Google discover and search in the future. &Google said. Spontaneous combustion at a Guangzhou Motor vehicle intersection and other traffic lights in Shenzhen