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Nintendo shares are up 120% (!!!) thanks to Pokemon Go

Nintendo shares are up 120% (!!!) thanks to Pokemon Go

The stock's performance following the release of the augmented reality game is staggering: Shares have risen by more than 120 percent since July 6, and almost 60 percent over the past five trading sessions. Only 26% of respondents have spent on extra " Pokemon Go " features, 62% of whom have dropped $10 or less. In fact, in the US, the game is already more popular than Draw Something or Candy Crush during their heydays, according to data from Surveymonkey.



SoftBank shares sink 10 pct after $32 bln ARM purchase

ARM's core business of designing chips for mobile devices alone does not justify the high purchase price, which is more than 70 times the company's net earnings for 2015. Britain's new Chancellor, Phillip Hammond, suggested that the takeover "shows that Britain has lost none of its allure to worldwide investors". However because ARM reports its earnings in USA dollars it share price had risen since the vote and before the bid.



Hackers claim responsibility for Pokémon Go DDoS attack

The mobile game has become an instant hit just one week after launch. That requires US$14bn of in-app revenue if Nintendo receives one-third of the revenue through its stakes in the Pokemon Company and the game's developer, Niantic, at a 70 per cent profit margin.


Pokemon GO goes down following DDoS attack from Poodle Corp

Pokemon GO goes down following DDoS attack from Poodle Corp

It was developed by Niantic Labs and published by Nintendo . A day after players complained about the server outage of popular augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon Go , hacking group OurMine , which also compromised social media accounts of many celebrities, on Monday took responsibility of hacking the game servers.


Kim Kardashian Snapchat videos: Kanye West 'Famous' song and Taylor Swift reaction

Kim Kardashian Snapchat videos: Kanye West 'Famous' song and Taylor Swift reaction

While I wanted to be supportive of Kanye on the phone call, you can not "approve" a song you haven't heard. " Taylor owes her career to Kanye hurting her feels". But he promised to play " Famous " for her and he never did, so she couldn't "approve it". I wanted to believe Kanye when he told me I would love the song.



Fake Pokemon Go apps already on Google Play store

This game is not related to Pokemon GO or Niantic lab. Within 5 days of its release, Pokemon Go was played more in the US than the next 99 most popular apps combined, according to data from the AppQuest.io CrowdSource Community, where millions of global consumers anonymously donate real-time app usage and performance data on more than 6 million app versions.