• O'Fallon police says teens used online game to rob
O'Fallon police says teens used online game to rob

Louis and St. Charles counties are believed to have committed as many as 11 armed robberies using the new game. The video game is a virtual treasure hunt but instead of treasure, you hunt down virtual creatures - Pokemons - yes, the same cartoon characters your younger siblings (if you're in your twenties now) went gaga over.

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  • 'Pokemon Go' may have access to your full Google account
'Pokemon Go' may have access to your full Google account

Released only last week, the augmented reality game is becoming a world wide phenomenon, but tech experts say it's not all fun and games. But Nintendo is the name most closely associated with Pikachu, Bulbasaur and the other Pokemon players have been obsessed with for decades, and so it's the company getting the recognition and the big boost.

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  • SEC Investigating Tesla for Not Disclosing Fatal Autopilot Crash to Investors
SEC Investigating Tesla for Not Disclosing Fatal Autopilot Crash to Investors

Joshua Brown died on 7 May when his Tesla Model S collided with a large truck crossing the highway in front of him in Williston, Florida. When the WSJ asked the company about the probe, a spokesperson said it hasn't received any notification from SEC yet.

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  • Amazon Prime Day: What is it and what are the best deals?
Amazon Prime Day: What is it and what are the best deals?

One deal you won't want to miss is in the shoe department: popular shoe brands like New Balance, ASICS and Adidas are slashing up to 60% off athletic shoes today. With more than 100,000 deals, Amazon Prime has spurred what has become known as Black Friday in July. Amazon is promising to up its game this year.

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  • Comic-Con to Host Pokemon GO Panel
Comic-Con to Host Pokemon GO Panel

Nintendo didn't respond to a request for comment about whether Pokemon Go's success will push the company even further into making games for mobile devices. The Pokemon website isn't now accepting new signups, so if you don't already have an account with them it has to be your Google log-in. Public Information Officer for Newport News Police ...

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  • Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon Go success
Nintendo shares soar on Pokemon Go success

It doesn't have to be a full-fledged interactive mode between players and Pokemon , but being allowed to feed and pet them should be enough. Big landmarks like train stations, police stations and tourist attractions act as Pokemon Gyms , but users must get to a certain level before they can enter these.

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  • Pokemon Go has everyone trying to 'catch them all'
Pokemon Go has everyone trying to 'catch them all'

People who played Ingress will recognize PokeStops and gyms, many being monuments, signs, businesses or other real world spots that served as "portals" that could be captured in the earlier Niantic game. We can confirm that there is an Easter egg in the game, and you can actually get the cute yellow electric type Pokemon as your first. ...

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  • Pokemon Go: Coding error gave company access to emails
Pokemon Go: Coding error gave company access to emails

In just a few days, Pokémon GO has already been downloaded more times than Tinder on Android, and it will soon overtake Twitter in daily active users. Due to extremely heavy traffic, Pokemon GO isn't quite ready to branch out into new territories. It follows the basic premise of Pokemon , a Japanese videogame and anime series where adven...

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  • Is Pokemon Go putting your private personal information at risk?
Is Pokemon Go putting your private personal information at risk?

This was not the case with our Android build of the game, although at the time of posting this, just one user has reported that it does impact the Android version as well. For some, it's motivation to get off the couch. In addition to the risks above, users who apply the hacks are also facing a ban. The game is so popular, you can h...

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  • Pokemon Go could have Google security risks
Pokemon Go could have Google security risks

Either way, the app has soared to the top of download charts, is poised to pass Twitter in daily usage and has added US$7 billion in market value to Nintendo Co. That's because the Pokemon Go app gets "full access" to your Google account . "I'm walking past people downtown and they are saying go over there and you can catch that".

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  • Using a Google Account for Pokemon GO Could Be a Security Risk
Using a Google Account for Pokemon GO Could Be a Security Risk

This technically means that Pokemon GO can view and modify almost all your information in your Google account, including emails, contacts, and documents. In the case of Pokémon GO it skipped that final screen and went straight into the game. Read the full story from Fortune here. GM: Who is this affecting right now? Android users seem to be...

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  • Pokémon Go smartphone game takes New Jersey by storm
Pokémon Go smartphone game takes New Jersey by storm

The San Francisco Police Department issued an exhaustive list that has one basic premise: Pay attention to what you're doing in the real world while playing the game . "Google will soon reduce Pokemon GO's permission to only the basic profile data that Pokemon GO needs", the company said . Niantic , the game's developer, acknowledged the...

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  • Taiwan recovering after Typhoon Nepartak kills two
Taiwan recovering after Typhoon Nepartak kills two

The first typhoon to form in the northwest Pacific Ocean this year had sustained winds of 162 kilometers an hour (101 miles per hour) gusting to 198 kilometers an hour, the Central Weather Bureau said. Almost 4400 soldiers had been deployed around the island, with 35,000 troops on standby to help with evacuations and disaster relief. Food price...

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  • Trump Makes Big Statement On Vice President Choice
Trump Makes Big Statement On Vice President Choice

Regardless of if you're a Trump supporter or not.... many people agree this Will be a historic moment for IN politics. "Trump appreciates loyalty - always has - and he appreciates that Chris was one of the first major figures in the party who came over and endorsed him", said former GOP New Jersey governor Thomas Kean.

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  • Zika virus reported in Chickasaw County
Zika virus reported in Chickasaw County

One was in Douglas County and another was in Sarpy County. However, health officials anticipate that there may soon be locally transmitted cases of Zika within the continental US if mosquitoes here bite infected people and then bite others.

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  • Tesla Under US SEC Scanner for Withholding Fatal Autopilot Crash
Tesla Under US SEC Scanner for Withholding Fatal Autopilot Crash

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is investigating Elon Musk's Tesla Motors - in particular, looking at whether the tech firm broke the law by failing to disclose a fatal accident involving one of its driverless cars in May.

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  • The SEC is investigating Tesla over breaches surrounding Autopilot crash
The SEC is investigating Tesla over breaches surrounding Autopilot crash

In its report on Monday, the Journal said the SEC is scrutinizing whether Tesla should have disclosed the fatal accident involving a Model S sedan operating in Autopilot mode as a "material" event, or a development a reasonable investor would consider important.

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  • Brand New Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Neo Specifications Features Price Review
Brand New Samsung Galaxy J1 Ace Neo Specifications Features Price Review

It will sport a WVGA Super AMOLED 4.3 inch display. Renders of the Note 7 have appeared showing black, silver and blue colour options. "There may be an off-chance that a defective device is not as watertight as it should be", Samsung acknowledged in a statement regarding the issue, adding that it would investigate the issue.

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  • Microsoft to finally let you cancel Windows 10 auto-install
Microsoft to finally let you cancel Windows 10 auto-install

So do you agree or disagree with Microsoft's effort to make sure all users know about the expiring Windows 10 upgrade offer? Microsoft outlined the many improvements that will be offered for Assistive Technology PC users in the upcoming Windows 10 Anniversary Update .

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  • Obama arrives at Spain's Royal Palace
Obama arrives at Spain's Royal Palace

Obama said he believed an integrated Europe was "one of the greatest political and economic achievements of modern times", but warned it should not be taken for granted as "the project of European integration is being tested like never before".

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