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Finding a cure for the Pokemon GO bug

The wait for Pokemon GO's official launch in India continues to be filled with super-long walks and cautionary tales

Nikita Puri 

Earlier this week, I met a blue-green coloured creature called Bulbasaur. Usually known to be well-behaved, this one seemed to be perched on an unsuspecting colleague's arm as she typed away furiously.

A "starter" Pokemon (short for "pocket monster"), Bulbasaur is one of the 151 "monsters" lurking in the world, issuing a challenge to the smart-phone armed section of the human race. "Catch us if you can," their eyes say. San Francisco-headquartered Niantic's location-based augmented reality game Pokemon GO has taken the world by storm both swift ...

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First Published: Sat, August 06 2016. 00:25 IST