Japanese VTubers banned for mentioning Taiwan during livestream

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two popular Japanese virtual YouTubers (VTubers) have been suspended for three weeks for mentioning Taiwan during their livestream, angering Japanese gamers, while failing...

End of the runway? Fashion world mulls post-COVID future

LONDON (AP) — It’s the September fashion week season, and in any other year London would be abuzz with fashionistas zipping across town in Mercedes Benzes, hobnobbing with celebrities at glittering ca...

Sony's new $500 PlayStation 5 will launch Nov. 12

Sony's upcoming PlayStation 5 video game console will cost $500 and launch Nov. 12, the company said Wednesday, setting up a holiday battle with Microsoft's Xbox Series X over whose new console will t...

Taiwan’s Asus ROG partners with Ikea to make gaming furniture

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asus’ Republic of Gamers (ROG) division is teaming up with Ikea to make “affordable gaming furniture and accessories” with a new line of around 30 produc...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2020. There are 127 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Augu...

Welcome to the playoffs: The NBA's best time of year is here

There seem to be fewer players fishing at Walt Disney World these days. Getting a tee time or streaming video games might not be as much of a priority as it was a few weeks ago, either. ...

Taiwan’s Asus announces world’s first HDMI 2.1-certified gaming monitor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asus has announced through its Republic of Gamers (ROG) brand that it will soon be launching three HDMI 2.1 capable monitors. According to a press release posted by Vid...

Infinix NOTE 7: Powerful Features, Infinite Possibilities

NAIROBI, KENYA - Media OutReach - 23 July 2020 - Infinix, a premium online-driven smartphone brand designed for the young generations, and Infinix NOTE 7 which is a newest smartphone model targeting t...

TimeTicket: Pre-registration for "eSportStars" (aka: eposta) is now open

This service broadens the network of support for esports players while playing against esports professional players. Aiming to promote esports by providing the chance to earn money through competitio...

Allie Long spent lockdown becoming a celebrity gamer

Allie Long is likely the only National Women’s Soccer League player who launched a new career while sheltering at home. Long has been playing video games on Twitch and has built a s...

An Immersive Viewing Experience Like Never Before: Samsung Introduces 2020 TV and Soundbar Line-up

New line-up will captivate users with its premium design, sophisticated picture quality, AI-powered innovation and immersive sound experience Samsung Q950TS QLED 8K TV SINGAPORE - ...

AOC Smashes Global Competition, named as the No.1 Gaming-Monitor Brand

After years of close cooperation with the international gaming community, AOC is now the top gaming-monitor brand globally SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 24 June 2020 - For more than 80 years, AOC, a...

Suit moving forward against Kansas officer in hoax call case

BELLE PLAINE, Kan. (AP) — A judge on Friday ruled that a lawsuit can move forward against a Wichita police officer who fatally shot an innocent man in 2017 while responding to a hoax emergency call st...

Mid-American schools create separate conference for esports

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Aiming to recruit and engage more competitive video gamers, a dozen schools in the Mid-American Conference are creating a standalone esports conference to offer structured compet...

PS4 EasyCards go on sale in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's EasyCard Corporation began offering pre-orders for limited-edition miniature Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) controller-themed electronic stored-value cards on Tuesd...