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Russians used YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go to get Trump elected
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Full on disinformation effort

Russian linked accounts were churning out Pro-Trump propaganda during the election using diverse means such as YouTube, Tumblr and Pokémon Go.

Pokemon GO causes rash of traffic tickets
Published in News
Thursday, 11 August 2016 15:49

Pokemon GO causes rash of traffic tickets

Violations a-plenty

Traffic police in Taiwan have doled out over 1,000 tickets since Pokemon GO was launched in Taiwan last week.

Nintendo slumps
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 July 2016 12:43

Nintendo slumps


Wii is no shaft of gold

Nintendo has just posted its latest financial earnings report and the former playing card maker posted an operating loss of $49 million for the first quarter of its 2016 financial year.

Nintendo suddenly booms
Published in Gaming
Friday, 15 July 2016 12:24

Nintendo suddenly booms


Pokemon gave it get up and GO

Shares of Nintendo have jumped nearly 10 percent to a six-year high on Friday mostly on the back of the surprise success of its Pokemon GO augmented reality game.

Pokemon Go captures the world’s attention
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Nintendo share rises 23 percent

It is not official but the world went crazy about the Pokemon Go augmented reality game. Young people and so-called adults  are playing the game so much that it got down to mainstream media and even caused a massive crash in the US.