A new “Global Media Controls” icon looks to be arriving in the system shelf with Chrome OS 86. Might this have to do with Kaleidoscope, the reported video streaming aggregation interface for Chromebooks?
Sony’s PlayStation Vue service has long had viewing support in the browser but it only worked on Windows and MacOS. At least until now. Sony now has a full HTML5 viewing experience so you can watch TV on a Chromebook right in your browser.