The FTC will hold a public workshop on loot boxes in August
The discussion should help commissioners better understand the issue.
EA stops selling 'FIFA' currency in Belgium due to loot box law
It tried to defy officials, but didn't have much choice.
Federal Trade Commission agrees to investigate loot boxes
The practice is coming under scrutiny from legislators in several countries.
Square Enix removes three mobile games in Belgium after loot box ban
Some 'Final Fantasy' and 'Kingdom Hearts' titles are no longer available there.
Loot crates are now illegal in Belgium
Loot boxes in games like “Overwatch” are gambling, according to officials.
Hawaii legislators want to put age restrictions on loot crates
Another bill would require prominent labels with warnings and probability rates.
Belgium moves to ban 'Star Wars Battlefront 2'-style loot boxes
Hawaii is also looking to clampdown on micro-transactions.
Belgian scientists turn polluted air into hydrogen fuel
The tiny device uses two 'rooms,' separated by a membrane, to purify air and generate power simultaneously.
Kobo is the next to offer an e-book subscription service
It's a response to all-you-can-read options from rivals like Amazon.