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Man hunting for Pokémon accidentally enters military base

Man hunting for Pokémon accidentally enters military base Here's a word of advice while hunting Pokémon: Don't try to do it in an off-limits military base.Sounds fairly simple, but one French man got detained for trespassing on a military base in Indonesia while playing the mega-popular augmented reality game Pokémon Go.

Indonesia livestreams Independence Day ceremony in 360 degrees, video gets stuck

Indonesia livestreams Independence Day ceremony in 360 degrees, video gets stuck Indonesia marked its Independence Day with four 360 degree livestreams from President Joko Widodo's official YouTube account.The government clearly had hoped the 360 videos would appeal to the 100 million Indonesians on the internet.

A controversial Nazi-themed cafe is finally shutting down in Indonesia

A controversial Nazi-themed cafe is finally shutting down in Indonesia A Nazi-themed cafe in Indonesia that faced widespread criticism for years has finally been shut down — for now.The Soldaten Kaffee, which is named after a cafe in Paris that was popular with Nazi soldiers, has closed its doors due to a lack of customers.

Indonesia's largest fleet of taxis teams up to beat ride-hailing apps

Indonesia's largest fleet of taxis teams up to beat ride-hailing apps There is a war being waged for Jakarta's nine million commuters, and the country's largest traditional taxi company just made a huge play to counter the rising threat from the ride-hailing competition.The move is a strategic one, aimed at tackling a big announcement also made on Thursday by Grab, the reigning ride-hailing app.

Google is bringing a rainforest right to your smartphone

Google is bringing a rainforest right to your smartphone Most of us have never stepped anywhere near a rainforest, much less had a chance to explore it — something Google hopes to change with its new augmented reality experience.The "Into the Wild" exhibit sees some 1,000 square meters turned into a virtual rainforest, home to orangutans, Malayan tapirs and tiny mouse deer.

This city wants to build a giant statue of the scary ghost it's named after

This city wants to build a giant statue of the scary ghost it's named after The Indonesian town of Pontianak — the capital of the West Kalimantan province in the island of Borneo — is considering a 100m (328 ft)-tall statue of the maleficent female ghost it's named after, the Jakarta Post reported.Kuching means "cat" in Malay, and the "Singa" in Singapore means "lion" in Malay.

No, Samsung isn't launching a refurbished Galaxy Note7

No, Samsung isn't launching a refurbished Galaxy Note7 No, Samsung isn’t bringing the Galaxy Note7 from the dead.The South Korean smartphone company has refuted a widely circulated report that claimed that Samsung plans to sell refurbished units of the Galaxy Note7 in Indonesia and India later this year.