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Niantic, The Pokemon Company and Starbucks partnered to transform real-world Starbucks locations into PokeStops and Gyms within popular mobile game Pokemon Go. With this partnership, more than 7,800 company-operated Starbucks locations across the U.S. will be added as PokeStops and Gyms within the game.
… Niantic announced at Apple‘s press event in San Francisco Wednesday that it is bringing Pokemon Go to Apple Watch. Pokemon Go allows users to capture Pokemon by exploring the real world around them. With Pokemon Go on Apple Watch, users will be able to record any walks they take while playing Pokemon Go as “workouts” within the Apple Watch…
… Niantic has begun reversing some Pokemon Go account bans, which affected users who were using “add-on map applications” to find nearby Pokemon. Earlier this month, Niantic began banning users that it said were “taking unfair advantage of and abusing” the game. This included users who were using apps that display nearby Pokemon on a map…
… Go has become, Yelp added “PokéStop nearby” as a filter to help its community find businesses that also happen to be PokéStops. The addition of the filter is a huge change that has implications for the way businesses manage their location data. With this update, Yelp has outhustled every other network by integrating Pokemon Go into its user…