ARCore 1.0 also now features improved environmental understanding.
Palace rejects United States intel report tagging Duterte as threat to democracy
Ties between the Philippines and the U.S. , however, have improved, when Republican Donald Trump won the elections. Duterte has publicly made such threats on several occasions, however.
Update at 8:03PM ET, 2/23: Added statement from Google clarifying that a dark mode for Android is not in fact on its way, and that the company miscommunicated it on the initial Google Issue Tracker thread. Afterwards in mid-March, the company will make the experience more broadly available to all Snapchat users globally, on any Snapchat compatible device, through Snapcodes.
There are already a handful of applications using ARCore, including a portal to FC Barcelona's Camp Nou stadium created by Snapchat, Sotheby's International Realty interior visualization tool, and an app that puts Porsche's Mission E concept auto in users' driveways. There's a whole lot more coming, and it's coming rather soon. All of these together account for about 100 Million users, although Google says it's working with more partners to make it available on other phones too.
Kawhi Leonard has been medically cleared, is choosing not to play
Semantics matter here and Pop said he'd be surprised if Kawhi came back at any point this year, but didn't say he's not going to. He returned in December, but played only nine of a possible 17 games before the Spurs declared that he was out indefinitely.
Android Oreo (Go Edition) gives Google a chance to gives cheaper hardware an opportunity with a more optimized software version that will be easier to run. This will allow features to use Lens features after a photo has been taken, the live functionality inside Google Assistant will be coming to some upcoming devices from Samsung, Huawei, LG, Motorola, Sony, and HMD/Nokia.
Google says its engineers have been hard at work adding features to Lens, including text selection capabilities and the ability to create contacts from a photo with one tap. Let's see if we can get that shored up real quick, shall we? It uses image recognition algorithms to identify things like the breed of a dog or different kinds of plants.
USA women's figure skating struggling to generate interest
With the gold medal on the line, the women take to the ice in the final figure skating competition at the 2018 Winter Olympics . Both Zagitova and Medvedeva are already medalists in PyeongChang, capturing silver for their contributions to the team event.