World Children's Books The illustrator Antonio Lupatelli, who under the pseudonym Tony Wolf drew the much-loved penguin Pingu in a series of books, has died aged 88, according to Italian media. Lupatelli was born in 1930 in Busseto, Italy, and died in Cremona on May 18, La Repubblica reported. His long, prolific career saw him illustrating children's books and comics for European publishers, among them Fleetway in Britain and Fratelli Fabbri Editori and Lo Scarabeo in Italy. His best known work in his native Italy were his fairy tale creations, featuring dragons, gnomes and other mythical creatures. He regularly illustrated classic fairy tales and created “Fairy Tarot” cards. In the 1980s, he wrote and illustrated The Woodland Folk series. At various times in his career, Lupatelli was known by his real name, Tony Wolf, Oda Taro, L'Alpino and Antony Moore. Recommended Slideshows 51 Top 50 Countries in the World 53 In Pictures: The … [Read more...] about Pingu Illustrator Tony Wolf Dies Aged 88
The developer of one of the world’s most popular games Fortnite is being sued by the makers of rival survival shooter PUBG. Let’s take a look at the case. Why is Fortnite being sued by PUBG? South Korea is the setting for the legal showdown, which could hamper Fortnite's launch in the country and elsewhere around the globe. “This is a measure to protect our copyrights,” PUBG told Bloomberg. PUBG developer Bluehole is accusing Fortnite creator Epic Games of copying its weapon designs and user interface. The two games share similar traits: both see 100 players dropping into a map to pick each other off until one is crowned the victor. They're also both backed by Chinese internet giant Tencent and were built on Epic Games' Unreal engine. But they also have notable differences, chief among them is Fortnite's building skills which let users construct forts and craft items while PUBG also boasts vehicles To its credit, PUBG was first out of the gate, with its release … [Read more...] about Is Fortnite being sued by PUBG for copyright infringement and will Epic Games shut down?
By: LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK 17 March 2019 12:39 PM GMT The Gujarat Police seems to have invented a new crime: Playing a widely popular online game-PUBG. The Cops have arrested about 10 youths for playing PUBG in Rajkot city where the game is banned. According to PTI Report, ten people, including six college students, were arrested in Gujarat's Rajkot city in the last two days for allegedly playing the PUBG game on their mobile phones despite the police banning it.All of them have been booked under Indian Penal Code Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code and later granted bail at the police stations concerned. Section 188 IPC penalizes disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant. Rajkot Police Commissioner on 6th March had issued a notification banning the game along with MOMO Challenge. According to the Commissioner, the ban was necessary as these games were leading to violent behaviour among children and youth and that it is adversely affecting the … [Read more...] about Gujarat Police Arrest PUBG Players After The Game Gets Banned In Some Cities
Apr 08, 7:23 AM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury National By Maria Vultaggio @mariamzzarella 09/13/17 AT 1:53 PM Sports Illustrated is known for posting sexy pictures of swimsuit models to their Instagram page, but the response they received after the shared photos of cheerleaders in Barbados was not well received. Last week, the Caribbean was decimated by Hurricane Irma. The Category 5 storm left at least 36 people dead, thousands displaced and millions without power.“The @brooklynettes are making our debut swimwear line look REAL GOOD. _ #BrooklynInBarbados,” Sports Illustrated captioned a group photo of bikini-clad Instagram models Tuesday.Instagram users lashed back at Sports Illustrated. Posting pictures of models in Barbados right after a hurricane devastated the Caribbean was tasteless, they said.PHOTOS: 7 Celebrities Who Have Used Nudity To Express Female Empowerment“What the f is wrong with … [Read more...] about Sports Illustrated Under Fire For Posting Bikini Pictures From Hurricane-Affected Areas
By: Live Law News Network 12 April 2019 7:53 AM GMT The High Court of Gujarat yesterday dismissed a Public Interest Litigation(PIL) petition filed by Internet Freedom Foundation(IFF) challenging the ban imposed by Gujarat police on the online video game PUBG. "We are not satisfied that the scope of the present writ petition falls under the ambit of Public Interest Litigation", observed the bench of Chief Justice Anant S Dave and Justice Biren Vaishnav. During March, several Commissioners of the Gujarat police had issued orders in exercise of Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure banning PUBG. Following this, several teenagers who were found playing the video game were arrested under Section 188 of the Indian Penal Code for disobeying the ban. In this backdrop, the IFF filed the petition contending that the ban was arbitrary and unreasonable, violating Articles 14,19 and 21 of the Constitution of India. The ban was questioned as a disproportionate invasion of violating … [Read more...] about ‘No Public Interest’ : Gujarat HC Dismisses PIL Against PUBG Ban [Read Order]