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Pokemon Go launches in Japan with McDonald's as 1st sponsor - CBC.ca;

Pokemon Go launches in Japan with McDonald's as 1st sponsor - CBC.ca

CBC.caPokemon Go launches in Japan with McDonald's as 1st sponsorCBC.caThe wait is over for Pokemon Go fans in Japan. The Japanese launch of the game on Friday morning included its first partnership with an outside company: fast-food giant McDonald's. Activists use Pokemon Go to spotlight Syrian kids · Catch 'em all in ...and more »

Monster anticipation as 'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan - The Japan Times;

Monster anticipation as 'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan - The Japan Times

The Japan TimesMonster anticipation as 'Pokemon Go' launches in JapanThe Japan TimesPokemon fans in Japan can at last grab their smartphones and set off outdoors in pursuit of monsters as “Pokemon Go” debuted Friday. After it launched overseas on July 6, the GPS-based smartphone game has already become a massive hit in more than 30 ...and more »

'Just as I Imagined': Pokemon Go Finally Launches in Japan, Sparking Frenzy - Fortune;

'Just as I Imagined': Pokemon Go Finally Launches in Japan, Sparking Frenzy - Fortune

Fortune'Just as I Imagined': Pokemon Go Finally Launches in Japan, Sparking FrenzyFortuneEager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as Pokemon GO, the hit Nintendo-backed smartphone game, finally launched in Japan, home of the colorful cartoon characters. The game has been an unexpected, runaway success from ...and more »

The wait is over for 'Pokemon Go' fans in Japan - Phys.Org;

The wait is over for 'Pokemon Go' fans in Japan - Phys.Org

Phys.OrgThe wait is over for 'Pokemon Go' fans in JapanPhys.OrgPeople gaze at their smartphones as they play "Pokemon Go" at Akihabara district in Tokyo, Friday, July 22, 2016. The wait is over for "Pokemon Go" fans in Japan. Users began tweeting it was available Friday morning, and the Pokemon Co. and …more.and more »

'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan, bringing global smash-hit game home - CNBC;

'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan, bringing global smash-hit game home - CNBC

CNBC'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan, bringing global smash-hit game homeCNBCEager Japanese rushed to their phones on Friday to start hunting as the "Pokemon Go" mobile game finally launched in Japan, bringing the record-setting global hit to the home of the Pokemon characters. After several days of rumors that the launch was ...and more »

Don't Fall for Pokémon Malware - Wall Street Journal;

Don't Fall for Pokémon Malware - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalDon't Fall for Pokémon MalwareWall Street JournalDevelopers of fake, malicious Pokemon apps are taking advantage of the ''Pokemon Go'' craze. WSJ Consumer technology reporter Nathan Olivarez-Giles joins Lunch Break with Tany Rivero with tips on how to avoid falling for these faux apps. Photo: Lukas ...and more »

'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan after a long wait for fans - Los Angeles Times;

'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan after a long wait for fans - Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times'Pokemon Go' launches in Japan after a long wait for fansLos Angeles TimesThe wait is over for "Pokemon Go" fans in Japan. Japanese media and users on Twitter said Friday that "Pokemon Go" has been launched in the country of the character's birth. People started tweeting Friday morning about the game being available. An AP ...and more »

McDonald's joins

McDonald's joins "Pokemon Go" craze hoping to catch the wave - WDBJ7

WDBJ7McDonald's joins "Pokemon Go" craze hoping to catch the waveWDBJ7NEW YORK (AP) McDonald's will become the first major corporation to collaborate with the makers with the wildly popular "Pokemon Go." The company, based outside of Chicago, will partner with the developer Niantic in Japan where, to the frustration of ...and more »

Niantic And Nintendo's Lack Of Communication About 'Pokémon GO' Issues Is Inexcusable - Forbes;

Niantic And Nintendo's Lack Of Communication About 'Pokémon GO' Issues Is Inexcusable - Forbes

ForbesNiantic And Nintendo's Lack Of Communication About 'Pokémon GO' Issues Is InexcusableForbesYesterday, Pokémon GO servers went down. Not just down, but fully down. The outage lasted for a full six hours where access to the game wasn't just intermittent, but impossible. Many speculated that it was tied to another region's launch, which has ...and more »

'Pokemon Go' Launch Has Japanese Government Freaking Out - Huffington Post;

'Pokemon Go' Launch Has Japanese Government Freaking Out - Huffington Post

Huffington Post'Pokemon Go' Launch Has Japanese Government Freaking OutHuffington PostTOKYO (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 invasion of little cartoon monsters, issuing a safety warning.and more »

Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most - 24/7 Wall St.;

Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most - 24/7 Wall St.

24/7 Wall St.Stores Pokemon Trainers Visit the Most24/7 Wall St.Since its release, Nintendo's Pokémon Go has been downloaded by Americans tens of millions of times and is set to surpass the success of other mobile games by any number of metrics. The game is only part way through its global rollout, and some ...and more »

Pokemon Go Will Generate $3 Billion for Apple in Just 24 Months - Softpedia News;

Pokemon Go Will Generate $3 Billion for Apple in Just 24 Months - Softpedia News

Softpedia NewsPokemon Go Will Generate $3 Billion for Apple in Just 24 MonthsSoftpedia NewsPokemon Go is a money-making machine, and Nintendo is not the only company that's winning big because of the shocking popularity of the game. Apple is also expected to gain billions thanks to Pokemon Go, and it's all going to happen in the context of ...and more »

Japan McDonald's Shares Hit 15-Year High on Pokémon Tie-Up - Wall Street Journal;

Japan McDonald's Shares Hit 15-Year High on Pokémon Tie-Up - Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalJapan McDonald's Shares Hit 15-Year High on Pokémon Tie-UpWall Street JournalTOKYO—Shares in the Japanese unit of McDonald's Corp. hit a 15-year high Thursday, but ended lower, after the company announced a tie-up with “Pokémon Go,” in the latest speculative frenzy over companies that could profit from the smartphone game.and more »

What the Pokémon Go hype train means for Nintendo's value - TechCrunch;

What the Pokémon Go hype train means for Nintendo's value - TechCrunch

TechCrunchWhat the Pokémon Go hype train means for Nintendo's valueTechCrunchThere's been much talk about Nintendo suddenly creating an enormous amount of value for itself with the release of Pokémon Go, perhaps one of the most successful game launches of all time. Following Pokémon Go, Nintendo's market valuation soared to ...and more »

Apple to Pokemon Go: Thanks for the extra $3 billion? - CNET;

Apple to Pokemon Go: Thanks for the extra $3 billion? - CNET

CNETApple to Pokemon Go: Thanks for the extra $3 billion?CNETNintendo's insane hit Pokemon Go could add $3 billion to Apple's sales over the next 12 to 24 months, financial analyst Laura Martin said Wednesday. How did she reach that forecast, you might ask? First, Apple is "THE global distribution platform for ...and more »

Apple will make $3 billion playing Pokémon Go - MarketWatch;

Apple will make $3 billion playing Pokémon Go - MarketWatch

MarketWatchApple will make $3 billion playing Pokémon GoMarketWatchApple Inc. may rake in $3 billion in additional revenue over the next two years because of the runaway success of Pokémon Go, according to a new report from Needham analyst Laura Martin. The company, which charges a fee to host apps on its App Store ...and more »

'Pokemon Go' could generate billions for Apple: Needham's Laura Martin - CNBC;

'Pokemon Go' could generate billions for Apple: Needham's Laura Martin - CNBC

CNBC'Pokemon Go' could generate billions for Apple: Needham's Laura MartinCNBCApple can thank the "Pokemon Go" phenomenon for the billions of sales expected to come into the company. Needham & Co. Managing Director Laura Martin estimates that "Pokemon Go" could generate $3 billion in revenue for Apple in the next 12 to 24 ...and more »

Meet the Popular App That Helps You Find Pokémon - Fortune;

Meet the Popular App That Helps You Find Pokémon - Fortune

FortuneMeet the Popular App That Helps You Find PokémonFortunePoke Radar for Pokémon Go is now the second-most-downloaded free app in Apple's App Store, just behind Pokémon Go. The app premiered on July 14, but it has become a hit for one, simple reason: it helps Pokémon Go players find the location of ...and more »

Here's How Apple Could Generate $3 Billion on Pokemon Go - Fortune;

Here's How Apple Could Generate $3 Billion on Pokemon Go - Fortune

FortuneHere's How Apple Could Generate $3 Billion on Pokemon GoFortuneIn a note to investors on Wednesday, Needham & Company analyst Laura Martin argues that Apple (aapl, +0.35%) could make $3 billion in revenue on Pokémon Go over the next 12 to 24 months. Martin arrived at that figure by using a wide range of data ...and more »

Why This Group of Brands Should Pay Attention to McDonald's Roll Out of Pokemon Go Ads - Adweek;

Why This Group of Brands Should Pay Attention to McDonald's Roll Out of Pokemon Go Ads - Adweek

AdweekWhy This Group of Brands Should Pay Attention to McDonald's Roll Out of Pokemon Go AdsAdweekPokemon Go's first sponsored locations reportedly went live today in Japan, offering retailers the chance to create "gyms," which let players battle or train characters in the mobile game. According to TechCrunch, McDonald's is the launch brand and ...and more »