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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.

Junta Readies ‘Great Firewall of Thailand’

BANGKOK — Thai authorities have taken steps toward achieving their stated desire of gaining greater control of internet use by creating a single gateway for all internet traffic in and out of the kingdom.

Apple May Test iPhone Love With 30K Baht Model

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is expected to sell its fanciest iPhone yet for USD$1,000 (33,000 baht), crossing into a new financial frontier that will...

Pokemon Invade Streets of Bangkok, Running Battles Ensue

BANGKOK — Snorlax was found napping in Lat Phrao. Charmander was captured at Chit Lom. Over on Silom Road, some Pokemon trainers dedicated their Wednesday lunch break to capture a Bulbasaur, in hopes to one day catch’em all.

Cyberactivists, Govt Don’t Blink on ‘Single Gateway’

BANGKOK — Six days before online dissidents threaten escalated attacks on government web servers, Thailand’s military government insists it is impossible to meet their demands.

Police, Netizens Hunt For Lost Elder Wand

BANGKOK — A week or so ago, when Natdanai Asavaruks went to go see the latest movie set in the Harry Potter universe, he brought along a prized possession – his Elder Wand.
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Gank, Smite, Cheer at Garena Star League on April 1

BANGKOK — Tens of thousands of gamers and game fans are expected at Thailand’s biggest gaming tournament, which marks its fifth edition next month.

Clash of the Bureaucrats: Gov’t House Turns Into ROV Battle Arena

BANGKOK  — Months after the junta chairman was spotted waving a glowstick to J-pop beats, the Government House sought to burnish its nerd credentials again today with bureaucrats clashing in a esports competition right in the regime’s halls of power.

Storm of Nerds, Rain to Descend on Siam Saturday

BANGKOK — Downtown’s busy Siam Square area will be more crowded than usual Saturday with two major nerd events going down as the effects of a powerful typhoon bear down on Bangkok.
Cosplayer fans watch the competition between Philadelphia Fusion and London Spitfire during the Overwatch League Grand Finals competition on Saturday at Barclays Center in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Photo: Mary Altaffer / Associated Press

Fending Off Fortnite: Can Overwatch Stay Atop Esports?

NEW YORK — The Overwatch League has planted its flag atop the esports mountain. But just like its twitchy-thumbed superstars, the premier circuit can't...

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