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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Pro Weekly: Readers Temper Their Optimism About Tech
Readers of The Information are feeling the back-to-school blues. In our latest monthly survey, around 30% of the 680 respondents said they anticipate conditions for technology companies will improve in the next six months, roughly the same as the percentage of people who think conditions will worsen. The rest don’t think much will change. It's the first time sentiment has weakened in six...
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