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Russia reportedly used Pokémon Go to meddle in U.S. election

Russia used Pokémon Go and social media platforms to try and influence the 2016 presidential election. CNN reported Thursday that Russian election meddling used Facebook, Instagram Twitter, YouTube and the popular game Pokémon Go in ways to create friction in the United States before last...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 11:07pm

Pokémon Go Gen 2 updates: What you need to know

Summer heat didn’t stop you from making Pokémon Go a hit, so why should a little winter chill? Today, game developer Niantic has finally unleashed Pokémon Go Gen 2, rolling out a bunch of new creatures and features. Here’s what you need to know:Start collecting againOver 80 new Pokémon have been...

Friday, February 17, 2017 - 1:49pm

Rio Olympics wrapping up, Heart of Denmark still a party [PHOTOS, VIDEOS]

Denmark is still making a splash on Ipanema Beach —and the internet —with its 2016 Rio Olympics hospitality house, Heart of Denmark.RELATED:Danish royal family opens Heart of Denmark pavilion ahead of 2016 Summer Olympics”We’re tapping into brand-new features on Snapchat and Instagram and have a...

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 9:00pm

Your guide to NYC's great indoors for the dog days of summer

Summer fun is all about the outdoors, but when temperatures are climbing above 100 and humidity isn’t far behind, it’s time to make other plans. On these hottest days of summer, head to an art gallery or museum for a cultural awakening, or visit the places where your favorite NYC wines and brews...

Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 12:36am

Pokemon Go leads to nation's founding

Independence National Historical Park, which has earned the nickname "America's most historic square mile," has lately seen a different type of visitor – Pokémon Go players.While many are more interested in the game's goal of catching 'em all, the park has embraced the opportunity to also interest...

Thursday, August 11, 2016 - 2:30pm

What Pokemon Go looks like in Syria

A Syrian man is using the popularity of Pokemon Go to raise awareness about the ongoing conflict in Syria. Moustafa Jano, who is now living in a refugee camp in Sweden after fleeing from Syria, created images showing Pikachu running from explosions, crossing choppy seas and sitting amongst the...

Tuesday, August 2, 2016 - 7:46pm

Workout with Pokemon Go​

If you’re at all skeptical that Pokemon Go, the augmented-reality app that requires users to get outside and physically move around to capture animated creatures on their screens, is leading to increased exercise among users, all you have to do is go on Twitter.Pokemon Go players — known as...

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 11:34pm

Cuomo moves to restrict sex offenders from playing Pokemon Go

At the direction of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision has imposed a new condition applicable to supervised sex offenders’ parole that will prohibit them from playing any internet-related games, including Pokemon Go.After a recent report from...

Monday, August 1, 2016 - 10:36pm

Video: Learn how to play Pokémon Go with George Takei

Still haven’t started playing Pokémon Go? Why? Do you hate exercise? This makes it fun. Are you depressed? It’ll make you happier. Think you know your neighborhood? You’d be surprised.Or maybe you just haven’t found the right guide yet. Well, George Takei is here for you. He did star on the...

Friday, July 29, 2016 - 9:57pm