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FierceDeveloper: Lessons from the Pokestop

By Daniel Kobialka   The Pokémon Go revolution is underway, and the mobile gaming phenomenon continues to generate interest from casual and hardcore gamers alike.   But what does Pokémon Go mean for mobile developers? Let's take a closer look at some of the key questions surrounding this mobile title...

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...

CNET: Pokemon Go could crash and burn this way

By Roger Cheng   I first encounter the problem after spotting and catching a Bulbasaur a block away from my office. Instead of a screen confirming the digital monster is mine, I get a white Poke ball-like icon in the top left-hand corner that spins and spins and...

iDigitalTimes: One Platform, Under Apple?

By Fionna Agomuoh   It’s difficult to tell what Apple’s plans are, both immediate and distant. Rumors about the iPhone 7remain uncertain, while speculation indicates a massive overhaul of its smartphone beyond 2016. The company, once minimalistic in its proprietary hardware and operating systems, is now expanding rapidly. To...