Pokemon Go

Your brain on Pokemon Go
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Mon, Jul 25, 2016 - 10:41am

By Leslie Barker

Not that you need another reason to play Pokemon Go. It's fun, it gets you outdoors, it hones your memorization skills. It helps you add steps to your day and social connections to your life. Plus (and this comes from a decidedly uncool person) you probably feel like one of the cool kids by playing it.

But if naysayers in your fold are still looking at you askance -- offering snide reminders that distracted players have been bitten by a poisonous snake,...

Can Dallas businesses turn Pokemon Go players into customers?
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Wed, Jul 13, 2016 - 4:22pm

By Ellen Meyers

The Pokemon Go craze has lured customers into restaurants, stores and malls across Dallas trying to capture the animated critters that appear on their smartphones as they move about in the real world playing the game.

And some area businesses are already seeing the benefits.

Oscar Miranda, CEO of Wholesome Grub in Plano, did not know that his restaurant was a hot spot featured on the game until his employees, mostly high school and college students, started playing  -- and they started to see gamers hanging out at his eatery.

“Who would have thought a game would drive interest...