Google is going after Flipboard with its own digital newsstand application optimized for smartphones and tablets.
The company unveiled Google Currents, touting it as a central location for news content, video and photo feeds, RSS subscriptions and Google+ streams.
U.S. customers can download Currents application from the Android Marketplace and Apple's App Store and select which publications to subscribe to, as well what streams and feeds to follow. The application also includes a trending tab to find other popular items of interest.
Google said it has partnerships with 150 publishing partners, including AllThingsD, Forbes, and the Huffington Post (… Read more