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Nintendo Shares Dive as Company Plays Down Pokemon GO’s Earnings Impact

By Junko Fujita TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares in Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent on Monday after the company said Pokemon GO would have a limited impact on

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Pokemon GO Launches in Japan, Bringing Smash-Hit Game Home

By Elaine Lies and Megumi Lim TOKYO (Reuters) – Eager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched

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Softbank, Honda: Sit Back, Relax, Let the Car do the Talking

TOKYO (Reuters) – On the heels of its $32 billion takeover of chip designer ARM Holdings, SoftBank Corp founder Masayoshi Son is embarking on another “crazy idea”: talking cars that

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McDonald’s Japan Shares Soar, to Collaborate on Pokemon GO Soon

TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares of Japan’s McDonald’s Holdings Co jumped to their highest level since 2001 in early trade on Thursday after the company said it would collaborate on the

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Japan Warns on Pokemon GO Safety as Impatient Gamers Await Launch

TOKYO (Reuters) – Gamers in Japan, home of Nintendo’s Pokemon, are still impatiently awaiting the launch of the smash-hit Pokemon GO game but the government is already preparing for an

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5 Human Enhancements That Could be Commonplace by 2020

(World Economic Forum) – Our relationship with technology is constantly evolving, as breakthroughs create opportunities that would have in the past been unimaginable. But what if technology could change what

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Nintendo’s Market Cap Doubles to $42 Billion Since Pokemon GO Launch

By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO (Reuters) – Shares of Japan’s Nintendo Co <7974.T> soared another 14 percent on Tuesday, more than doubling the firm’s market capitalization to 4.5 trillion yen ($42.5

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Success of Pokemon GO Adds Impetus for Change at Nintendo

By Makiko Yamazaki and Jeremy Wagstaff TOKYO/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – The phenomenal success of Pokemon GO and the surge in Nintendo Co’s <7974.T> market value by $17 billion in just over

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In China, Fears that Pokemon GO May Aid Locating Military Bases

By Paul Carsten BEIJING (Reuters) – Not everyone loves Pokemon GO, the mobile game that has become an instant hit around the world since a limited release just a week

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Developer of Nintendo’s Pokemon GO Aiming for Rollout to 200 Markets Soon

By Makiko Yamazaki TOKYO (Reuters) – The head of the developer behind Nintendo Co Ltd’s <7974.T> Pokemon GO said he wanted to launch the smash-hit mobile game in roughly 200

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