Indonesia's presidential palace bans playing of 'Pokemon Go'

Jul 20, 2016

Indonesia's presidential palace bans playing of 'Pokemon Go'

Indonesian officials have banned the playing of “Pokemon Go” from the presidential palace. Hastily printed warnings that say “Playing or hunting Pokemon prohibited in the palace area” were put up around the palace complex in Jakarta on Wednesday. “This is the office of the ...

Console makers banking on virtual reality

| Jul 20, 2016

Console makers banking on virtual reality

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Gaming console maker Sony Corp. is betting big on virtual reality, with a new headset and a slew of games set for release later this year, while rival Microsoft Corp. is also developing its own hardware to make use of the immersive technology. Shawn ...

'Pokemon Go' no ace in hole for Nintendo

| Jul 15, 2016

'Pokemon Go' no ace in hole for Nintendo

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In just over a week, the smartphone game “Pokemon Go” has become a giant hit, turning millions of people around the world into monster hunters. Given the game’s promising start, investors are taking another look at Nintendo Co., whose value has shot up by ...

Property owners riled as 'Pokemon Go' players intrude

Jul 15, 2016

Property owners riled as 'Pokemon Go' players intrude

As throngs of “Pokemon Go” players traipse around to real-world landmarks in pursuit of digital monsters, some ticked-off property owners are asking to have their locations in the fictional Poke-verse removed. For Valerie Janovic, a 19-year-old psychology major at Brandeis University, the game went ...