A year later, 65 million people were still playing the game each month, according to Niantic.But industry watchers and gamers have been waiting for Niantic's next big move.
Further confirming the notion that Black Friday may not actually be the start of the holiday shopping season, Thanksgiving Day sales this year jumped by more than 18 percent from last year.Consumers are apparently finding time for online shopping amid cooking, dining and dealing with relatives.
Here's a tip for all of you chomping at the bit for the hard-to-get Super NES Classic, first launched in September.The retro Nintendo gaming console will be available at Best Buy brick-and-mortar stores on Saturday when doors open at 9 a.
Some Google users searching for "Amazon" on Thanksgiving were shown a phony ad that redirected to a scam website, one day before the biggest shopping day of the year.It's unknown what proportion of users searching for "Amazon" were shown the ad.
But will Drew agree that it's as luxurious as Andy thinks?Finally, Andy goes through the tech investments laid out by Philip Hammond in the UK government's Autumn budget.
Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.Are you one of those who gets up early on Black Friday morning, desperate to see video of fights at WalMart or BestBuy?
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Now they've collaborated again on "Downsizing", a new sci-fi comedy starring Matt Damon, Kirsten Wiig and Christoph Waltz.Out now in the US, "Downsizing" is a comic look at a world in which people solve the ecological issues by miniaturising themselves -- only to find that even when they're teeny-tiny, their problems still loom large.
The Federal Communications Commission's effort to repeal net neutrality regulations should be a rallying cry for internet-loving voters.Brian Schatz, a Democrat from Hawaii, says the millions of angry net neutrality supporters need to make their voices heard at the ballot box.
OK Go, a rock band based in Los Angeles, has released a new music video for their song "Obsession", which features a wall of printers ejecting brightly coloured sheets of paper in time with the music.According to the band's YouTube page you'll get the best viewing experience by manually changing your YouTube resolution settings to 1440p or 2160p.
Find more great buys on the CNET Deals page and follow the Cheapskate on Facebook and Twitter!You'll get a Steam key, meaning you'll need a Steam account (and the client) to redeem it.
This month, the Kindle reached its 10-year anniversary.Maybe you haven't used a Kindle in a while or maybe you're a diehard Kindle reader.
The Kunkun Body helps you sniff out the truth.It helped that my smell wasn't all that bad, according to the Konica Minolta's Kunkun Body system.
Cyber Monday Deals Week will no doubt keep Amazon's fulfillment centers busy.The online retailer offers new deals every day throughout what it calls Cyber Monday Deals Week.
My Tamagotchi Forever
Bandai Namco has announced that Tamagotchi, those cute virtual pets from the 90s, will be coming to iOS and Android in 2018.The free-to-play mobile game will be called My Tamagotchi Forever and its release will mark Tamagotchi's 20th anniversary.
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Amazon won't be enjoying Black Friday -- and the rest of the holiday season -- this year.Over 500 workers at the e-commerce giant's main distribution hub in Italy have agreed to strike for the first time this Black Friday after disappointing talks with Amazon for bonuses and better pay, Reuters reported Wednesday.
Get ready to rejoin Jonah Ray with his robot companions Tom Servo (voiced by Baron Vaughn) and Crow (voiced by Hampton Yount) on the Satellite of Love.Back also to torment them are villains Kinga Forrester (Felicia Day) and Max aka TV's Son of TV's Frank (Patton Oswalt) in a second season of "Mystery Science Theater 3000: The Return" on Netflix.
Like other retailers, Walmart wants you to know that it's got plenty of good deals lined up for you on Cyber Monday -- Monday, Nov.And like other retailers' sales, the vast majority of those so-called Cyber Monday deals are really just the Black Friday deals with a new name, as they bleed in from Sunday night to Monday morning.
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In July, Elon Musk bet the people of Australia he could build a 100mW battery in 100 days or it would be free.On Friday, the South Australian government announced the completion of the world's largest lithium-ion battery just outside the South Australian city of Jamestown.
One of the surprise hit characters of the second season of "Stranger Things" is Erica Sinclair, Lucas' little sister (Priah Ferguson).She doesn't have a giant role, but plays the part of the annoying little sister to perfection.