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Pokemon GO: Born to Win But its Creator Not Alive to See the Success

The idea for the game was conceived in 2014 by Satoru Iwata of Nintendo (who died in July 2015) and Tsunekazu Ishihara of the Pokémon Company as an April Fools’ Day collaboration with Google called Pokémon Challenge, with geographical location-based tech know-how from Tatsuo Nomura of Google Maps. Nomura later became a full-time senior project manager at Niantic. Niantic is ...

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Times of India Cartoonist, India’s ‘Common Man’ Creator R.K. Laxman dead

Legendary cartoonist R.K. Laxman, creator of the iconic “The Common Man”, died in a private hospital here Monday evening after a brief illness, his family said. He was 94. Laxman, brother of late novelist R.K. Narayan, is survived by writer wife Kamala, retired journalist son Srinivas and daughter-in-law Usha. He was renowned for his cartoon creation, which ran for several ...

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