Spotify is shutting down Heardle, the Wordle-like music guessing game it bought last year

Spotify is closing down Heardle, the Wordle-inspired music guessing game it acquired last July for an undisclosed sum. Similar to Wordle, Heardle offers players six tries to guess a popular song &#821

Wordle clone Quordle acquired by Merriam-Webster

Merriam-Webster, the Encyclopædia Britannica subsidiary best known for its online dictionary, has acquired a popular Wordle clone called Quordle. Terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Little fan

Wordle was Google’s top trending search term globally in 2022

Google has released its annual “Year in Search” report outlining the top searches of 2022 around the world. The report reveals that popular online game Wordle topped the list globally. Sea

Wordle is now integrated in The New York Times Crossword app

The spelling puzzle app phenomenon Wordle is making its debut on The New York Times Crossword application, The Times announced today. After tons of doppelgangers and wannabes of the infamous app, the

Daily Crunch: After developers complain, Microsoft clarifies new policy on open source monetization

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The New York Times is turning Wordle into a board game

The New York Times is turning the popular online word game Wordle into a board game by teaming up with toymaker Hasbro. The media firm said Thursday that the board game, called Wordle: The Party Game,

Spotify acquired Heardle, the Wordle-inspired music guessing game

If you tried to play Heardle this morning and got redirected to a Spotify website, that wasn’t a glitch. Spotify announced today that it acquired the Wordle-inspired music guessing game, which t

Daily Crunch: PayPal Ventures leads $50M Series B for Egyptian fintech Paymob

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The New York Times edits Wordle answer list after Roe v. Wade leak

Perhaps you played the Wordle this morning and encountered a pretty ordinary five-letter word. But if you haven’t refreshed your page over the last week, you could’ve encountered the solut

Wordle brought ‘tens of millions’ of new users to the New York Times

The New York Times Company’s first-quarter financial results prove what we’ve all known all along: people really like Wordle. You know the story by now. Josh Wardle made a fun little word

Wordle! (but not that Wordle!) is now in the hands of mobile tech firm AppLovin

After the popular online game Wordle went viral, an unrelated older mobile game that shared the same name benefitted, gaining an explosion of downloads as iPhone users mistook it for the web game maki

Wordle chaos! Here’s why the popular puzzle game had two answers this week and how to fix it

Did The New York Times just ruin Wordle? Thankfully, no. When the popular puzzle game was purchased by the news media company in January for a low seven-figure sum, the deal came with promises that th

Tripledot snaps up $116M at a $1.4B valuation as casual mobile games become serious business

Casual mobile games have reached a fever pitch of interest with consumers, and so too with investors, who are rushing to back the biggest and most promising startups building these quick hits of engag

So long, powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle

As of this afternoon, if you try to go to powerlanguage.co.uk/wordle — the confusing URL that used to host the internet’s favorite daily word puzzle — the website will redirect to Th

Popular puzzle game Wordle is being purchased by The New York Times

Wordle, the popular puzzle game that has captivated users around the world, has been purchased by The New York Times Company. The game has been acquired for an undisclosed price in the “low-seve

Google has a Wordle Easter egg and it’s cute, okay

I know, I know, you’re tired of Wordle. Just mute the word “wordle” on Twitter and don’t be like the guy who made a Wordle-spoiling bot and got banned from Twitter today for be

Wordle founder Josh Wardle on going viral and what comes next

The internet loves an unlikely success story, and as we approached the new year, one came around the corner to delight us with a simple idea, and a short game to play it out: Wordle, where you guess a

Wordle is being punished by app stores for choosing the open web

Owen Williams Contributor Fascinated by how code and design is shaping the world, Owen Williams is a technology columnist based in Canada who works as a Design Manager by day, and previously wrote for

Check Out Tagxedo, A Ridiculously Cool Word Cloud Generator

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/04/tagcloud.png" /> There's a new word cloud generator in Web town, and it's a pure delight if you're into visualization technology, words or be

Wordle In Trademark Trouble, Seeks Legal Advice

<p style="text-align:center;"><img class="aligncenter" src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/02/wordle.png" alt="" /></p> I have much love for <a href="http://www.wordle.net/">Wordle</a>.
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