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Chromebooks will get new Android O features before phones do

The Chromebook Pro was meant to be a grand coming-out party for Android apps running on Chrome OS. The Samsung device would show Google’s ability to not just dominate the education space with web apps, but remove the “native app” issue for … How to make shopping lists with Google HomeCNET With The Expansion Of Google Assistant, Google Home Is About To Get A Lot More PowerfulForbes Android O To Debut New Battery Menu, Efficiency ImprovementsAndroid Headlines AppleInsider (press release) (blog) – – –

Facebook denies misleading EU regulators during WhatsApp probe

The European Commission (EC) on Thursday announced plans to hit Facebook with a €110m fine for providing “misleading” information to regulators. Facebook had informed the EC that it would be unable to establish reliable automated matching between … Mergers: Commission fines Facebook €110 million for providing misleading information about WhatsApp takeoverEU News EU fines Facebook 110 million euros over WhatsApp dealReuters .

Everything you need to know about ‘Destiny 2’

On Thursday morning at an event in Los Angeles, California, Bungie finally took the wraps off of Destiny 2. The sequel to one of the biggest games of 2014, Destiny 2 builds on the original game without losing any of the gameplay, features and loot … Destiny 2 Will Be 60FPS (Or More) On PC, Run Only On Battle.NetKotaku Destiny 2 gameplay debuts, will land on PC exclusively through Battle.netArs Technica Destiny 2 Will Have Official Clan Support And Guided GamesGameSpot .

Google isn’t building the ultimate VR headset. It’s setting the foundation for one

When word spread in 2016 that Google would move into serious virtual reality, not just disposable cardboard viewers, my colleague Dieter Bohn immediately put a couple of pieces together. One was the need for headsets that could track motion without … Google Offers a Peek Inside Daydream 2.0PCMag Google, Lenovo and HTC are making a new breed of VR headsetsCNET Future Daydream Update Will Add Chromecast SupportAndroid Headlines .

Destiny 2 will be available exclusively through Blizzard’s launcher

The shooter will be the first non-Blizzard game to take advantage of the software formerly known as Shares.

​Google’s selfie stick AR is a great idea

There’s something amazing about holding a selfie stick and trying augmented reality. I didn’t know this until I tried Google Expeditions and its new AR-based tech at Google I/O. Unfortunately, I don’t know if I’ll ever have an everyday phone that can … Google just eliminated one of the biggest flaws with its VR headsetCNBC Expeditions AR – Bringing the world into the classroomYouTube .

Apple Inc.’s iPhone 8 Looks Great – Motley Fool

Website BGR has published some images of an Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) iPhone 8 “mock-up.” The mock-up, it says, “is believed to feature Apple’s final design.” “The mockup doesn’t feature any indication of a fingerprint scanner on the back of the phone,” BGR … Apple Assembles First iPhones in IndiaWall Street Journal Exclusive: The world’s first look at Apple’s final iPhone 8 design in real lifeBGR .

YouTube VR will have shared rooms and voice chat instead of comment sections

The virtual reality version of YouTube is adding shared rooms that will let people view 360-degree videos together, part of a larger update to Google’s Daydream VR platform.