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July 2016

REFINERY 29: 7 Major Pokémon Go Fails

By MADELINE BUXTON   Of all the things that are making major news headlines around the world right now, from Brexit to Black Lives Matter to the upcoming presidential election, it's hard to imagine that a mobile app fits in. But Pokémon Go has completely taken over, creating an intense...

REFINERY 29: Pokémon Go Just Set An Insane National Record

By Madeline Buxton   First, Pokémon Go toppled Twitter. Now, the addictive Pokémon-catching app has overtaken Candy Crush to become the biggest mobile game in U.S. history, according to data from SurveyMonkey.   With almost 21 million active players each day, Pokémon Go could even become bigger than Snapchat and Google...

Payments Source: Has Pokemon Succeeded?

By Tanaya Macheel   The hit smartphone game Pokemon Go is not a mobile wallet or a loyalty app, but it is arguably far more successful at driving traffic to retailers' stores than many of the apps designed for that purpose.   Much like Uber taught the payments industry that...

SD Times Blog: Gotta catch ‘em all (safely and securely)

By Christina Mulligan   While you are trying to catch ‘em all, Pokémon Go is catching all your data. According to security researchers, the increasingly popular mobile application is posing a huge security risk to users.   The problem is that in order to play, you need to sign in through...