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Pokémon Go maker taken to court over players on beaches - The Guardian

Case will be heard in the Hague court after mobile-game developer failed to respond to requests to remove Pokémon from protected areas in Kijkduin. Samuel Gibbs and agencies. Thu 29 Sep 2016 09.23 EDT Last modified on Fri 1 Dec 2017 00.23 EST.and more »

Pokémon Go servers were hit by 50 times higher traffic than expected - The Guardian

The game was the first to use a new Google feature that let developers share responsibility for keeping the servers up. Alex Hern · @alexhern. Fri 30 Sep 2016 05.03 EDT Last modified on Thu 30 Nov 2017 23.49 EST. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter ...and more »

Dutch Authorities Take Pokémon Go Creators to Court Over Protected Beaches - TIME

Thousands of Pokémon Go players have swarmed beaches on a small coastal town in the Netherlands, prompting authorities to reach out to the game's creators out of concern for the protected areas. Niantic Labs officials never responded, though, so the ...and more »

How Google Dealt with Pokémon GO Traffic 50 Times Beyond Expectations - SDxCentral

Google Cloud got the ultimate test in July when its new customer Niantic released Pokémon GO, and the game shattered all prior estimates of player traffic. Engineers at Google and Niantic prepared for worst-case-scenario traffic at five times beyond ...and more »

The insane crush on Pokémon Go servers was 10 times as bad as the 'worst case scenario' - Business Insider

It didn't take long after its early July launch for Pokémon Go to become a phenomenon — and even less time after that for players to totally overload the game's servers, causing the game's developer Niantic Labs to pause international rollout. A chart ...and more »

Pokémon Go Plus review: Professor Oak would not approve -

The Pokémon Go Plus is likely the worst wearable I've ever used. Coming in at just over $50 CAD after tax, Nintendo, the Pokémon Company and Niantic's Pokémon Go Plus is not only shoddy and feels like it belongs in a dollar store, but it also removes ...and more »

Revenue Ran Away: 'Pokémon GO's Lost Billions - Forbes

Pokémon GO has entered Phase 2. Phase 1 was something somewhat surreal, with people roaming in packs in every major city, enriching developer Niantic Labs and the Pokémon Company by untold millions in the process. That was bound to end.and more »

3 Pokemon GO updates that'll suck me back in - SlashGear

Niantic has a set of features up its sleeve that they hope will not only bring the game back near its peak in global users, it'll bring in new players as well. Back when the game was launched, it caught on with feature's we'd never seen before. As ...and more »

Google announces eight new cloud regions, new support model - The Register

Google has announced a big expansion of its cloud, with new regions planned for Mumbai, Singapore, Sydney, Northern Virginia, São Paulo, London, Finland and Frankfurt … and those are just the ones it plans to turn on during 2017. The company's also ...and more »

Dutch take Pokemon Go makers to court as gamers flood beaches - Phys.Org

Dutch authorities are taking the US makers of Pokemon Go to court, after the company failed to meet pleas to stop hordes of fans flocking to protected beaches. Since the game was launched in The Netherlands, thousands of fans have been crowding the ...and more »