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The phenomenal success of Pokemon GO has triggered massive buying in Nintendo shares, surprising even some seasoned market players.
Security has been informed to show zero tolerance to anyone approaching certain prohibited sites with cellphones -- whether they're catching Jigglypuff or not.
Until Pokemon GO, a mobile game, was launched just over a week ago, Nintendo had taken every opportunity to say its main focus was still gaming consoles, and games for smartphones were just a means to lure more people to them.
Hacking team OurMine claims responsibility for knocking the game's servers offline over the weekend.
The carrier will exempt Pokemon Go from counting towards data limits until August 2017.
The game is a massive success despite having been launched in only five countries -- the United States, Australia, New Zealand, Britain and Germany.
A miniature version of the Nintendo Entertainment System goes on sale in November for $60.
The game could revolutionize online marketing for small businesses.
Japan, according to Amsterdam-based research firm Newzoo, potentially representing a big opportunity loss for Nintendo and game publisher Niantic if it can't be officially rolled out.
Senator Al Franken of Minnesota sent a letter to Niantic Chief Executive John Hanke asking what user data Pokemon GO collects, how the data is used and with what third party service providers that data may be shared.
Basically, if you log into Pokemon Go through your Google account on an iPhone - which is the first option provided -- it gives "full access" to your account. According to Google's help page, that should only be "granted to applications you fully trust."
Heavens to Charizard, Nintendo's viral comeback app is making humans pull zany, dangerous stunts, all in pursuit of stupidly adorable Pokémon.
The game, which marries a classic 20-year old franchise with augmented reality, allows players to walk around real-life neighborhoods while seeking virtual Pokemon game characters on their smartphone screens.
Shares in the Japanese games company surged on Friday as consumers flocked to try out its new Pokemon GO smartphone game, raising hopes that the company's long-awaited shift into mobile gaming will pay off.