• HQ Trivia game abruptly shuts down after 14 'seasons'

    3 monthes ago - By Engadget

    HQ Trivia, which was once a popular mobile game where you can earn a few dollars, is no more. CNN has obtained an internal memo from CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov, terminating 25 full-time employees and all contractors because the company has to cea...
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  • HQ Trivia is dead, report says - CNET

    3 monthes ago - By CNET

    The live trivia game was one of the hottest mobile trends.
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  • Looks like Millennials finally killed HQ Trivia for good

    Looks like Millennials finally killed HQ Trivia for good

    3 monthes ago - By Android Central

    Thanks to the short attention span of smartphone users and lack of investments.
    What you need to know
    HQ has shut its doors today, February 14, 2020, laying off all 25 employees.
    HQ Trivia and HQ Words apps are no longer supported.
    The decision comes after a failed acquisition dried up all available funds.
    HQ Trivia, the popular smartphone game that was once dubbed "Millenial Jeopardy", is being shut down for good after the developer went out of business. This, according to CNN , after a failed acquisition by an investment banking firm. The company officially shut its doors today, February...
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  • Report: The Company Behind HQ Trivia Is Shutting Down

    3 monthes ago - By Forbes

    The popular trivia app made millions but fell out of favor with players.
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  • HQ, maker of the once-popular HQ Trivia, is shutting down

    HQ, maker of the once-popular HQ Trivia, is shutting down

    3 monthes ago - By The Verge

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    HQ, which made the once-popular HQ Trivia app, is shutting down and laying off its 25 employees, according to CNN Business .
    HQ CEO Rus Yusupov reportedly sent a note to employees announcing that HQ would cease operations. In the note, he said that there had been an offer “from an established business” to acquire HQ that had a closing date of tomorrow, but that the potential acquirer “suddenly changed their position.” You can read the full note below:
    HQ CEO Rus Yusupov just sent a note to staffers : "This is one of the hardest things to do in my life, and I'm really sorry for...
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  • HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

    HQ Trivia shuts down after acquisition falls through

    3 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    HQ Trivia is dead. Today the company laid off its full staff of 25 and will cease operation of its trivia, sports, and word guessing games, a source close to the company confirmed.
    HQ Trivia had a deal in the works to be acquired, but they buyer pulled out yesterday and investors aren't willing to fund it any longer, CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov said in a statement attained by CNN Business' Kerry Flynn .
    “We received an offer from an established business to acquire HQ and continue building our vision, had definitive agreements and legal docs, and a projected closing date of tomorrow, and...
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