The New York Times Co. is buying Wordle, a free word game that recently exploded in popularity across Twitter and other web platforms. The publisher announced the acquisition, saying it paid “an undisclosed price in the low seven figures” for the game. Wordle’s creator, Brooklyn-based software engineer Josh Wardle, launched the game last year on his personal website. Originally intended as a...
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