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The controller for Google's new video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioned to take on the traditional video-game business. The platform will store a game-playing session in the cloud and lets players jump across devices operating on Google's Chrome browser and Chrome OS, such as Pixel phones and Chromebooks. Image: Google

Goodbye Console? Google Unveils Game-Streaming Platform

Google on Tuesday announced a video-game streaming platform called Stadia, positioning itself to take on the traditional video-game business.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs Launches Podcast Series

BANGKOK — The foreign ministry is finally catching up with the 21st century.

Line Sorry for Satirical Monarchy Stickers

By Teeranai Charuvastra
Staff Reporter

BANGKOK — The Japanese company behind the chat application used by millions of Thais today apologized for briefly selling a set of cartoon ‘stickers’ that lampoon the Thai Royal Family.

Throw Coups, Deny Visas at Political Games Exhibit

BANGKOK — As the immigration officer of an authoritarian country, smash the “visa denied” stamp onto passports of huddled masses waiting in line. As an agent for Big Brother, tap into phones and stalk social media accounts. As the pet cat of Iran’s first democratically elected prime minister, meow along as the CIA ignites a coup to end his reign.

Get in the Game: Reading Room Gets Serious About Play

BANGKOK — Boardgame enthusiasts and designers will gather at a Silom library to prove there’s more to gaming than just fun and games.

Dark Knight Descends on Bangkok to Bring Smiles to the City

BANGKOK — People watching Bike for Dad on Friday were surprised by a caped and cowled vigilante, whose appearance prompted police to move in and intercept him.

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.

Officials Want Pokemon Go Developer to Restrict Pokestops

BANGKOK — After weeks being widely misrepresented as the company bringing Pokemon Go to Thailand, True Corp. has been summoned by the authorities for a meeting Tuesday to carry their concerns to the developer.

Thailand’s Mega-Computer Fair to Be Held as Planned

BANGKOK, March 4 (Xinhua) — Shrugging off fears of the COVID-19 outbreak, organizers of the annual mega-computer fair said on Wednesday that its 'Commart X Pro 2020' IT fair will be held on schedule from March 5–8 in Bangkok.

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.



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