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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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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Britain’s Sainsbury’s Trials Similar Concept to Amazon’s Prime Now

LONDON (Reuters) – Sainsbury’s, Britain’s second largest supermarket group, is trialing a one hour home delivery service that is similar in concept to Amazon’s ‘Prime Now’, it said on Friday.

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Chiller in Manila: Filipinos Fume as Snail-Pace Internet Leaves Business on Ice

By Karen Lema and Neil Jerome Morales MANILA (Reuters) – Patrolling downtown Manila in his new Toyota, Uber driver Daniel Canezal is grumpy. It’s not from the heat, grime or

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Chinese $1.2 Billion Takeover of Norway’s Opera Fails, but Alternative Deal Set

OSLO (Reuters) – A $1.24 billion agreed takeover of Norwegian online browser and advertising company Opera Software by a Chinese consortium of internet firms has failed, Opera said on Monday,

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Wary Mideast States Warn of Pokemon GO Security Dangers

By Noah Browning DUBAI (Reuters) – Authorities in the Gulf Arab states of Kuwait and United Arab Emirates on Friday warned of security dangers to playing the wildly successful new

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Microsoft Wins Landmark Appeal Over Seizure of Foreign Emails

By Jonathan Stempel NEW YORK (Reuters) – A federal appeals court on Thursday said the U.S. government cannot force Microsoft Corp and other companies to turn over customer emails stored

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Japanese Chat App Line Soars in New York-Tokyo Dual Listing

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan’s Line Corp <3938.T> <LN.N> saw its shares rocket on their Tokyo debut on Friday, extending a strong start in New York the day before, and taking

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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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Pokemon Go Blamed for Crimes but Also Aids Embattled U.S. Police

By Gina Cherelus and Barbara Goldberg NEW YORK (Reuters) – The Pokemon Go craze is blamed for several robberies of distracted mobile phone players, but the game’s cartoon characters have

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