You Can Still Play *Pokémon Go* Even When You Can’t … Go

While most game makers are seeing booming usage statistics in the era of coronavirus-induced social distancing, Niantic is in the opposite position. The company’s games—including Pokémon Go, Harry Potter: Wizards Unite, and Ingress—are all built around the idea of leaving the house and meeting up with people in real-world locations.ARS TECHNICAThis story originally appeared on…

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‘Hope You’re Well’: Emailing Through a Time of Pandemic

Early last week, Sarahjane Sacchetti paused before sending an email to the staff of Cleo, the San Francisco–based benefits startup where she’s the chief executive. A people operations manager at the company had forwarded her information about California’s state-wide shelter-in-place order, and Sacchetti wanted to email the update to all company offices—which span nine states…

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