India weighs ban on popular online game after deaths

Tech 04/05/19, 06:03

A boy's suicide this week in southern India after his mother scolded him for playing a popular online game has inflamed a national debate over whether the game should be banned.The 16-year-old's father demanded a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds, known by the acronym PUBG, after his son hanged himself from ...

Snap joins online game fray, unveils advertising products

Business 04/04/19, 17:28

Snapchat is joining the online-games bandwagon with a new service that lets people play together on its mobile platform. The company says it wants to make it easier for friends to play together.Snap Inc. also unveiled at Los Angeles event Thursday new products to help companies advertise on its service, ...

Canucks player says team has ‘Fortnite’ ban for season

Hockey 10/03/18, 15:18

A day after Vancouver forward Bo Horvat said the Canucks have instituted a Fortnite ban for the upcoming season, there was talk in NHL arenas about whether it is fair to blame the popular online game for performance on the ice.Winnipeg star Patrik Laine, who plays and enjoys the game, ...

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