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'Pokemon Go' developer plans wider debut 'as soon as possible'

Jul 12, 2016

'Pokemon Go' developer plans wider debut 'as soon as possible'

The global rollout of “Pokemon Go” is being held back by the unexpected popularity of the game, which has shot to the top of download charts since it debuted less than a week ago. Niantic Inc., which developed “Pokemon Go” with Nintendo Co. and ...

Cosmetics firm Shiseido rolls out smile-rating app

Jun 23, 2016

Cosmetics firm Shiseido rolls out smile-rating app

How do you know if you’ve got that winning smile? There’s an app for that. Japanese cosmetics firm Shiseido says it has come up with a system to rate a person’s smile by measuring facial movements. Users look into a tablet device with the ...

Need a ride? Your local 3-D printer can build this minibus

Jun 17, 2016

Need a ride? Your local 3-D printer can build this minibus

A new maker of self-driving vehicles burst onto the scene Thursday in partnership with IBM’s supercomputer platform Watson, and it is ready to roll right now. Arizona-based startup Local Motors is offering Olli, an electric minibus capable of carrying 12 people. It says the ...