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Success of Pokemon GO Adds Impetus for Change at Nintendo

Until Pokemon GO, a mobile game, was launched just over a week ago, Nintendo had taken every opportunity to say its main focus was still gaming consoles, and games for smartphones were just a means to lure more people to them.

Reuters

Hackers Claim Responsibility for Attack on Pokemon Go Servers

Hacking team OurMine claims responsibility for knocking the game's servers offline over the weekend.

Stephanie Mlot

T-Mobile Exempts 'Pokemon Go' From Data Caps

The carrier will exempt Pokemon Go from counting towards data limits until August 2017.

Tom Brant

Developer of Nintendo's Pokemon GO Aiming for Rollout to 200 Markets Soon

The game is a massive success despite having been launched in only five countries -- the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Britain and Germany.

Reuters

Pokémon Gamers Could Soon be Flocking to McDonald's

Coders find strings that indicate potential partnership between Niantic/Nintendo and McDonald's.

Grace Reader

A Mini Retro Nintendo NES Arrives in November

A miniature version of the Nintendo Entertainment System goes on sale in November for $60.

Stephanie Mlot

Pokemon GO Could Be Next Big Marketing Tool for Retailers

The game could revolutionize online marketing for small businesses.

Reuters

New Test for Nintendo? North Korea an Obstacle for South Korean Pokemon Hunters

Japan, according to Amsterdam-based research firm Newzoo, potentially representing a big opportunity loss for Nintendo and game publisher Niantic if it can't be officially rolled out.

Reuters

U.S. Senator Probes Pokemon GO Maker Over Data Privacy Concerns

Senator Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Niantic Chief Executive John Hanke asking what user data Pokemon GO collects, how the data is used and with what third party service providers that data may be shared.

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Pokemon Go Asks For 'Full Access' To Your Google Account

Basically, if you log into Pokemon Go through your Google account on an iPhone - which is the first option provided -- it gives "full access" to your account. According to Google's help page, that should only be "granted to applications you fully trust."

Kif Leswing

8 Weird Reasons Pokémon Go Isn't the Game Craze We're Used To

Heavens to Charizard, Nintendo's viral comeback app is making humans pull zany, dangerous stunts, all in pursuit of stupidly adorable Pokémon.

Pokemon Game Adds $7.5 Billion to Nintendo Market Value in Two Days

The game, which marries a classic 20-year old franchise with augmented reality, allows players to walk around real-life neighborhoods while seeking virtual Pokemon game characters on their smartphone screens.

Reuters