I browsed to Google News and saw this:
I clicked on the Learn More link and found an interesting Google Blog post.
The crux of the optimizations are:
- You can find new articles, news sources, and even topics of interest with intuitive gestures. Swipe horizontally between sections – from Business to Entertainment, for example – or tap “Explore in depth” to see multiple articles and other info related to a particular story.
- We’ve also added more breathing room between articles, making it easier to spot the stories you really care about.
I believe this change was made December 2012 but it's news to me and I wanted to share it.