Google is bringing its remarkable technology to harvesting the news. Here’s a link to Google News, presenting the top news stories of the moment without any human intervention. Google News software continuously crawls more than 4,000 Web news sources, looking for the most relevant articles from the most reputable sources. The Google software then automatically generates news pages for its various section fronts. New front pages appear every 12 minutes or so.

Here’s an article about the new service and how it compares to the pages produced by humans at CNN, MSNBC, and the online newspapers. If you’re addicted to breaking news, Google News will instantly become your first stop on the web.