'Pokemon Go' maker Niantic making a game of the world

Business / Tech Nov 7, 2019

'Pokemon Go' maker Niantic making a game of the world

Pokemon Go maker Niantic on Wednesday moved closer to turning the world into a giant game board. San Francisco-based Niantic opened the door for outside developers to build titles to add to its lineup of mobile games, which include Pokemon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite ...

Advertising woes hit New York Times as digital subscriptions grow

Business Nov 7, 2019

Advertising woes hit New York Times as digital subscriptions grow

The New York Times said Wednesday that profits slipped in the third quarter as declines in advertising revenues offset gains in its digital subscription efforts. The prestigious U.S. daily said it now has more than 4 million "digital only" subscribers and a total subscriber base ...

Cryptocurrency critic China jumps into blockchain race with U.S.

Business / Tech Nov 3, 2019

Cryptocurrency critic China jumps into blockchain race with U.S.

China has launched an ambitious effort to challenge the U.S. dominance in blockchain technology, which it could use for everything from issuing digital money to streamlining a raft of government services to tracking Communist Party loyalty. The technology received a crucial endorsement from President Xi ...