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He added that he has played the game and it's a "great way to take a walk with my son". The game has sparked a frenzy of players wandering around USA cities hunting for "pocket monsters" to fight. The company, spun off by Google a year ago, created the game in tandem with Pokemon Co, a third of which is owned by Nintendo. Niantic could not immediately be reached for comment.
  • Pokemon GO robbers, other dangers for gamers in real world

    Pokemon GO robbers, other dangers for gamers in real world

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    Using a modified or unofficial version of the game, playing it with multiple accounts, and spoofing Global Positioning System location are some of the methods that Niantic considers as cheating. However, this therefore leads to an increase in suspicious activity, with groups of people loitering around Pokestops and the like in the evening or early hours of the morning.
  • Retailers to offer Xbox One Scorpio trade-in programs

    Retailers to offer Xbox One Scorpio trade-in programs

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    According to what they're telling us, the consumer expectation is: games and apps had better work even if I upgrade. Moreover, there are few non-Microsoft branded games such as We Happy Few and Ark: Survival Evolved are also expected to find the place in the product catalog of Play Anywhere.
  • GOP 'dump Trump' rebels mobilize ahead of the convention

    GOP 'dump Trump' rebels mobilize ahead of the convention

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    The Convention Rules Committee will meet tomorrow to discuss whether to amend the rules on how delegates may vote. One of Arizona's 58 delegates , Lori Hack, is a Ted Cruz supporter who withdrew her pledge to vote for Trump on "God-given principles".
  • Andy Murray: Best is still to come

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    A blushing Cumberbatch said, "Likewise", before complimenting the tennis star on his "brilliant" game. "I've had some great moments here, but also some tough losses". Murray said: "I'm pumped for Rio, I think it will be a great event ". I feel like this was for myself more than anything, and my team as well. Playing in an era that hosts three of the all-time greats of tennis in Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic has made reaching the pinnacle of the sport extremely hard for ...
  • Louisiana governor calls response to protesters 'moderate'

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    One suspect arrested at the scene "stated that he and three other suspects stole the firearms and were going to get bullets to shoot police", a police statement said. Dabadie said at yesterday's news conference that he had no evidence that the suspects in the alleged plot mentioned any connection to the shooting of Sterling or the ensuing protests.
  • Pokemon Go firm fixes 'full Google access' error

    Pokemon Go firm fixes 'full Google access' error

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    Users are able to register for the game via the Pokemon website and not use their Google account, although this will wipe progress. Full access to Google accounts could, in theory, have allowed Niantic Labs to read and send email, access, edit and delete documents in Google Drive and access browser and map histories.
  • Trump offers plan to revamp veterans care

    Trump offers plan to revamp veterans care

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    He suggested Obama has taken sides against police in the country's debate over race and police brutality. In his plan, Trump had broken with some Republicans who'd called for privatizing the VA in the wake of the 2014 scandal over long wait times for veterans seeking medical care and falsified records by VA employees to cover up the delays.
  • Local Businesses Using Pokémon GO to Lure in Customers

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    It's hard to know whether the Pokémon Go craze is a momentary fad or the beginning of a longer-term trend toward augmented reality games, but users apparently do appreciate the colliding of real and virtual realities. Those who chose to sign in with a Pokémon "Trainer Club" account are not affected. Google will soon reduce Pokemon Go's permission to only the basic profile data that Pokemon Go needs, and users do not need to take any action themselves.
  • HTC 10 Is Now $100 Cheaper In The US, It Costs $599

    HTC 10 Is Now $100 Cheaper In The US, It Costs $599

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    Shown in photo is the HTC HD7. The HTC 10 was launched with much fanfare in April this year. HTC might be planning its next midrange phone series to be released by late September, based on its newest flagship carrier, HTC 10 . HTC is actually bound for an HTC Desire 10 release, rumored or not, if past HTC trends prove to be reliable references. One important thing to note is that the $100 discount applies to HTC 10's accessories, you can not, for example, use it to get a better deal ...
  • Sanders endorses Clinton for president

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    The endorsement marks the end for Sanders' presidential run, although he never formally announced the suspension of his campaign. Many of his supporters have shifted to Clinton but the senator hopes to rally them as a way of preventing Trump from reaching the White House.
  • Elon Musk working on 'top secret Tesla masterplan'

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    The title of the plan alludes to Musk's 2006 blog post, which was called "Secret Tesla Motors Master Plan". He said he hoped to publish details later in the week. The car's software notified Tesla of the crash, and Tesla reported it to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Musk is chairman of SolarCity and owns 22% of the company.
  • Does Microsoft's Public Support For Indie Games Still Matter?

    Does Microsoft's Public Support For Indie Games Still Matter?

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    And Xbox has promised Xbox One games will be playable on Scorpio. It seems likely that they will feature already popular games and offer some good deals when compared to the standalone console. I think Windows 10 is by and large a great operating system, and it's great that Microsoft is running its own store and providing another alternative outlet for game sales, and it's great that they're doing all their games to support both Xbox and PCs, they're doing a lot of positive things.
  • Schweinsteiger praise for Germany fans

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    Then they were handed knock-out games against the Republic of Ireland and Iceland , which is a good break by anyone's standards (except England of course!). We have continued to grow as a team in the last seven weeks and this togetherness, which made us strong in Brazil two years ago, has done the same again here in France .
  • 2 arrested for starting Colorado wildfire

    2 arrested for starting Colorado wildfire

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    Crews bracing for another round of dry winds are dousing hot spots Monday as they continue to build containment lines around a smoky fire that forced weekend evacuations in the Santa Clarita Valley north of Los Angeles. More than 200 firefighters, aided by a dozen aircraft, fought the flames and worked to establish a perimeter despite intense heat and wind, according to bulletins from the Boulder Office of Emergency Management.
  • Pokemon Go business model doesn't rely on big spenders

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    In case you've been living under a rock (like I have, it's all right), and don't know what it is: Pokemon Go is an augmented reality adventure game based on a Japanese anime series that's wildly popular. "Apparently they were using the app to locate [people] standing around in the middle of a parking lot or whatever other location they were in", police said in a statement.
  • Juno's hello to Jupiter, sits peacefully in its orbit

    Juno's hello to Jupiter, sits peacefully in its orbit

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    And while he heard his song was a big hit with numerous mission's scientists, "I'm assuming they couldn't be too public about it, as my song is a little more PG-13 than NASA's own video about the myth". Scientists say that understanding Jupiter is like learning the recipe of the solar system. In the meantime, Jeng is preparing to take part in the Mars 2020 Mission, which will deploy a lander created to evaluate the habitability of Mars and assess natural resources and hazards in ...
  • Gleeson, Timbers escape with scoreless draw against Red Bulls

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    The Red Bulls will face another struggling team on Wednesday, as they play host to Orlando City , which has just one road win all year (back in March against New York City FC). Did really well. To go against those attackers and to deal with ( Fanendo ) Adi and on a day where it's a good attacking team, was really happy for him and now he starts to look like himself.
  • How to Check Your Version of Pokémon GO Isn't Hacked

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    Pokemon Go uses smartphones' Global Positioning System signals to allow users to explore their local environment, with the rear cameras augmenting Pokemon they find into the real-world surroundings. "Unfortunately, this is an extremely risky practice and can easily lead users to installing malicious apps on their own mobile devices", points out Proofpoint .
  • Surface Pro 5 Release Date Set For 2017

    Surface Pro 5 Release Date Set For 2017

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    Instead, the word out is the Microsoft will unleash a Surface All-in-One desktop, another curious computing solution that should be interesting to look forward to. Instead, Digitimes reports that a Surface AIO will instead showcase the next Windows OS which is scheduled for release by Q3 of 2016. While not exactly aimed at the average Joe, Microsoft also has the Surface Table which is basically a table with a giant touchscreen that is aimed at facilitating more interactive group ...
  • Pokémon Go APK: How To Find The Legitimate One Free From Malware

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    If you've already managed to install the game you've probably come across server delay screens already Well, that's the culprit. Pok Monday Go is notoriously successful at sucking its players in so deeply that they can't pay attention to the outside world or, say, oncoming cars .
  • Snapchat's newest feature lets you save snaps forever

    Snapchat's newest feature lets you save snaps forever

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    If user posts a snap to a story that was taken prior to the past 24 hours, it will have a frame around it with the timestamp. Check out Snapchat's new Memories feature in the video below. Memories allows users to create a personal collection of their favorite moments that will now be accessible below the Camera screen. There will appear " Create story from this snap " and user have to tap this and select any additional snaps that it wants to include.
  • Dallas police chief: Shooter had larger plans

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    Brown said authorities are convinced 25-year-old Micah Johnson had other plans and thought what he was doing was righteous and believed he was going to make law enforcement pay for what he saw as law enforcement efforts to punish people of color.
  • Juno Spacecraft Arrives to Jupiter

    Juno Spacecraft Arrives to Jupiter

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    Slight discrepancies in Juno's radio signals will reveal minute variations in Jupiter's gravitational field. Juno fired its main engine beginning at 11:18 p.m. DSN provides connectivity with the spacecraft and the instruments that collect the scientific data it gathers. A new stage of science collection commences in October.
  • 16 dead in Indian Kashmir protests after top rebel killed

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    Meanwhile five other persons including a girl who were injured at different polaces of Kulgam and Anantnag last evening succumbed to injuries. Kashmir Valley erupted in anger on Saturday after security forces shot dead Burhan Wani , a top leader of the Hizbul Mujahideen, along with two of his associates on Friday.
  • Australian PM claims election victory

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    Opposition leader Bill Shorten has conceded defeat to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. FILE - In this July 1, 2016, file photo, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull smile while greeting people during a walk through of a shopping street in Burwood, Sydney .
  • Matt Harvey To Undergo Season-Ending Surgery For Thoracic Outlet Syndrome

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    Harvey has struggled, with a 4-10 record and a 4.86 ERA in 17 starts this season. Harvey is still under team control for two more years before becoming a free agent after 2018, but he is now damaged goods. Complicating matters for a suddenly fragile Mets rotation, right-hander Zack Wheeler has had several setbacks in his recovery from Tommy John surgery this year.
  • Names of Dallas officers killed in attack

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    The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation says that the attacker told authorities he was frustrated by the killings of black men in Louisiana and Minnesota. In what appeared to be his own Facebook page , he was portrayed as a black nationalist, with images of Black Power and the red, black and green flag sometimes known as the Black Liberation flag.
  • Apple WWDC 2016: All you need to know

    Apple WWDC 2016: All you need to know

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    Apple released its much-awaited iOS 10 during the WWDC keynote in San Francisco . Apple revealed what users can expect from the latest version of its operating system on Monday at WWDC. This may not be the most in-depth look into the new feature, but it gets straight to the point and showing you how it works. The News app redesign is a major update for publishers and readers alike.