Tagged Pokemon Go

Keeping Pokémon Go cyber fun from causing real-world liability

Noses buried in their smart phones, armies of Pokémon Go players are scouring neighborhoods in search of elusive cyber monsters lurking in real locations identified by the wildly popular game. Seeing a way to lure customers, some retailers are already using a paid feature in the game to attract… Read more »

Russian synagogue with dark past invites Pokemon hunters to toast its revival

Daniel Gurevich holds a bottle of wine he won for catching a Pokemon at the Grand Choral Synagogue of St. Petersburg, July 2016. (Courtesy of Jewish News Petersburg)

(JTA) — As the Pokemon Go phenomenon grows, some institutions connected to European Jewry’s darkest hour have taken precautions against it. The Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and State Museum in Poland has banned the addictive smartphone game, in which players viewing their environments through their device’s camera run in search of… Read more »