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Facebookers Panic Over Fears Junta ‘Hacking’ Accounts

By Pravit Rojanaphruk
Senior Staff Writer

BANGKOK — Junta critics were struck with paranoia over the security of Facebook this week, with some fearing authorities had gained the ability to access accounts.
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Marvel Marks Comic-Con Homecoming With a Showstopper

Marvel Studios took a year off from Comic-Con, but it came back with a pow on Saturday with a spectacle and star-filled presentation offering exclusive looks at "Spider-Man: Homecoming," ''Doctor Strange" and "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2."

Single Gateway for Internet Still Under Study, Minister Says

BANGKOK — The military government’s plan to route all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom through a single gateway won’t happen anytime soon, a top official said today.

Instagram Takes Lesson From Snapchat With New ‘Stories’

NEW YORK — Instagram is launching a new feature that should sound familiar to Snapchat users. It's called "Stories," and it lets users share photos and videos from their day that will disappear after 24 hours.
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All Wrong: Weird Toys and Warped Street Art at ‘Toynado 3’

Designer toys and street art have come a long way since the noughties when artists such as KAWS and Futura were cashing in on the scene by making limited edition vinyl figurines.

A Turning Point for E3 as Game Makers Try New Tactics

LOS ANGELES — What's that in the sky? Is it a sign of E3's future? Or simply another hype-generating monstrosity?

Biggest Mini Town to Open in Bangkok (Photos)

BANGKOK — Meet mini Hoover Dam, mini Anfield Stadium and a mini railroad roundhouse. See the mini people go about their mini lives as Thailand takes modeling to the next level with a sprawling town at 1:87 scale in the Ekamai area this week.
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Bangkok Co-Working Space Hubba Sets Startup Ambitions

Growing a digital economy requires a significant development in several areas, one of them is the startup ecosystem to help develop new companies and make Thailand – or more likely Bangkok – an attractive place for startups to come and do business.

Property Owners: Get off My lawn, Pokemon!

LOS ANGELES — As throngs of "Pokemon Go" players traipse around to real-world landmarks in pursuit of digital monsters, some ticked-off property owners are asking to have their locations in the fictional Poke-verse removed.

Stick Around For Cactus Fair This Weekend

BANGKOK — Fans of spiky, water-retaining plants can buy, trade and compete in a plant beauty contest this weekend.

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