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Niantic transcends Discord to build Campfire, an AR social network, and unveils Lightship VPS

Since the launch of Pokémon Go in 2016, players have been coordinating meetups, in-game raids and battles on platforms like Reddit and Discord. This summer, parent company Niantic is unveiling Campfi

Pokémon GO creator Niantic is acquiring WebAR development platform 8th Wall

Niantic, the augmented reality platform behind Pokémon GO, is acquiring WebAR development platform 8th Wall, the company announced on Thursday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nia

8th Wall’s new Cloud Editor helps customers quickly build mobile AR experiences

The world of phone-based AR has involved a lot of promises, but the future that’s developed has so far been more iterative and less platform shift-y. For startups exclusively focused on mobile A

Augmented reality developer tools startup 8th Wall raises $8 million

Mobile AR had a lot of hype heading into the rollout of ARKit and ARCore this past year, but for the most part mobile AR apps have delivered a pretty heavy thud, failing to deliver on their futuristi

8th Wall wants to put awesome AR experiences on more smartphones

While many augmented reality startups are focused on the future that always-on smart glasses can bring to the world, AR could also bring one of the biggest shifts to how we operate our mobile devices