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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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Beware of Just Dial

When a consumer of Whirlpool refrigerator faced no-cooling problem, she called Just Dial in faith in superstar Amitabh Bachchan who sponsors it. She was promptly sent a serviceman from Nanditha Electronics who claimed that he is a franchisee for Whirlpool and he charged Rs.2,200 to change the so-called timer to correct the problem. Within a week, the problem re-surfaced and ...

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Controversies Galore: It all started with the name ‘Bahubali’ itself

The controversies revolved around the very name of the movie title ‘Bahubali,’ when Jain Temple ‘Bhatta Kalakar Soudha Swamiji Matt’ in Karnataka had sent a legal notice to the producer of the movie saying the title is misleading since the title refers to Mahaveer Jain, founder of Jain religion. Soon, the movie producer faced plagiarism notice over an idea of the ‘Making ...

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Chronic illness makes people feel lonely, loss partner heightens it: Study

A new study has found that the chronic illness often results in sufferers feeling lonely, despite having a constant partner for more than 50 years. "We were surprised by the amount of literature that examined whether people who are lonely are more likely to get sick. Yet, none of them asked the opposite question: ‘Do sick people get lonely?’," said ...

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Kerala Governor Seeks Preservation of Marine Life at 1st World Ocean Science Congress

The first of its kind to be held in India, the World Ocean Science Congress was opened today in Kochi, Kerala with Governor P. Sathasivam deploring the irrational exploitation of ocean life in pursuit of economic gains. The governor said oceans are under threat and endanger the human existence in turn if the commercial exploitation of ocean life, especially huge ...

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WhatsApp Rolling Out Beta Version of Free Voice Calls on Invite-Only Basis Amid Access Problems

WhatsApp is rolling out its free voice calling feature in India, its second biggest user base after America, and the beta version is being tested by a limited number of people on invite-only basis.The revelation comes from a reader on Reddit titled, WhatsApp introduces and starts rolling out calling feature” submitted on Jan. 31 under username pradnesh07. Giving some screenshots from ...

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