Europe’s “Pokemon Go” fanatics have been warned against hunting for the creatures in rail tracks and hospitals - and offered accident insurance. » Read More
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the moneymaking opportunities growing from the Pokémon Go mania for developers Niantic Labs and Nintendo as well as local businesses.
"Pokemon Go" is a fully fledged phenomenon with thousands of players buried in their smartphones.
As Nintendo stocks soared on the Pokemon Go app, privacy issues rose within the augmented reality market. CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" traders discuss.
Businesses are purchasing 'lure modules' to attract gamers into their stores.
BERLIN— The popular smartphone game "Pokemon Go" has been officially rolled out in Germany. The game has sparked a frenzy of players wandering around U.S. cities hunting for "pocket monsters" to fight. The makers of "Pokemon Go," which is partly owned by Nintendo, announced on Twitter that the game was available Wednesday in Europe's biggest economy.
Developer Niantic Labs promises a less intrusive grip on Google account permissions in the updated version, The Verge reports.
Niantic Labs, which developed the augmented reality game, is keeping information about its users, according to BuzzFeed.
The "Squawk on the Street" team discusses the success of Pokemon and how augmented reality seems to be the new area "to make some inroads into."
The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses some of the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a Wall Street Journal article titled, "The Lesson of Pokemon Go."
What’s so special about the Pokemon franchise? PureFunds ETFs co-founder & CEO, Andrew Chanin explains following the success of Nintendo’s Pokemon Go.
Nintendo's stocks soared 32 percent on Monday as the company's new smartphone game Pokémon GO gains popularity.
CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the instant success of Nintendo's Pokémon Go app.
The maker of Super Mario has added more than $7-billion in market value following the debut of its new smartphone app.
The Japanese video game maker's stock jumped to its highest level in more than two months.
Macquarie's Ben Schachter initiated coverage on GameStop with an outperform rating.
Sony has revised up its earnings forecast for it gaming and virtual reality (VR) divisions in its latest corporate strategy meeting.
Vicki Dobbs Beck, Executive in Charge at ILMxLAB, discusses the vision for storytelling and virtual reality.
You can’t walk 15 feet down the halls of the E3 show floor without someone thrusting a virtual reality headset this year.
LOS ANGELES, June 15- Virtual reality has yet to take off with the bulk of video gamers, but the industry is doubling down on its bet that one day it will. At the annual E3 video game showcase in Los Angeles this week, attendees strapped on VR headsets to peer into fantasy worlds, battle robotic creatures and command starships. "This is clearly the coming-out party for VR,"...
Sony's taking pains not to compare the launch of PlayStation VR to that of a new video game console.