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Khronos Group releases OpenXR 0.90 specification for AR and VR hardware standards; supporters include Google, HTC, Microsoft, Oculus, Samsung, Unity, and Valve (Dean Takahashi/VentureBeat)

Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Khronos Group releases OpenXR 0.90 specification for AR and VR hardware standards; supporters include Google, HTC,…

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Qualcomm says it is developing Snapdragon-powered VR and AR headsets that will double as wireless VR for PCs, with hardware arriving this year (Scott Stein/CNET)

Scott Stein / CNET: Qualcomm says it is developing Snapdragon-powered VR and AR headsets that will double as wireless VR…

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Epic says Fortnite has 250M registered players, up from 200M in December, releases a free cross-platform SDK to help developers launch, operate, and scale games (Jessica Conditt/Engadget)

Jessica Conditt / Engadget: Epic says Fortnite has 250M registered players, up from 200M in December, releases a free cross-platform…

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Google's stock rose 2% by the end of trading, adding nearly $17B to its market value, the same day it was fined €1.49B by the EU Commission (Sara Salinas/CNBC)

Sara Salinas / CNBC: Google’s stock rose 2% by the end of trading, adding nearly $17B to its market value,…

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apple's argument, of course, is the same argument all platforms make – Scale.Apple News is pre-installed on bo-jillions of devices at the point of sale, and more eyeballs up front means more chances to convert consumers into paying for news. (Rat King/@mikeisaac)

Rat King / @mikeisaac: apple’s argument, of course, is the same argument all platforms make — Scale.Apple News is pre-installed…

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Sources: WSJ plans to join the new paid tier of Apple News to be announced on Monday, expected to cost $10/month; NYT and The Washington Post have opted out (Mike Isaac/New York Times)

Mike Isaac / New York Times: Sources: WSJ plans to join the new paid tier of Apple News to be…

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Walmart's CTO Jeremy King is leaving the company to start a "new adventure", to be replaced by Senior VP of Customer Technology Fiona Tan (CNBC)

CNBC: Walmart’s CTO Jeremy King is leaving the company to start a “new adventure”, to be replaced by Senior VP…

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Interviews detail the ongoing battle on YouTube between children-focused channels making animated videos and those featuring humans (Caroline Haskins/Motherboard)

Caroline Haskins / Motherboard: Interviews detail the ongoing battle on YouTube between children-focused channels making animated videos and those featuring…

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By integrating Stadia into YouTube, Google plans to cement YouTube's dominance, as 200M users already watch gaming content there every day (Vlad Savov/The Verge)

Vlad Savov / The Verge: By integrating Stadia into YouTube, Google plans to cement YouTube’s dominance, as 200M users already…

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Case reports shed light on how deputies in the Washington County Sheriff's Office in Oregon are using Amazon's facial recognition software to investigate crimes (Ben Fox Rubin/CNET)

Ben Fox Rubin / CNET: Case reports shed light on how deputies in the Washington County Sheriff’s Office in Oregon…