Good morning! Here is the tech news you need to know this Monday.
The first “Pokémon GO” event turned out to be a disaster, and people
are getting refunds and bonuses. The event took place in Chicago and
hosted about 20,000 people in Grant Park, but a server outage made the
game impossible to play.
China is forcing the citizens of Xinjiang, a Muslim-majority area, to
install spyware on their phones. People who won’t cooperate risk up to 10
days in jail.
SoundCloud is stopping a group of people from downloading and storing
its content. The team behind “The Archive Project” announced its
intention to store all of SoundCloud’s files amid concerns that the
company would shut down, but a request from SoundCloud itself put an end
to the operation. …