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Formerly popular HQ Trivia game shutting down

1 month ago   |   By NY Daily News

The business plan of simply giving away money multiple times per day has finally failed. HQ Trivia is shutting down, CNN reported. The trivia game-show app once drew millions of people each day to answer rapid-fire questions in pursuit of that sweet, sweet cash, but the app's popularity had steadily...
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HQ Trivia, the live game show app that became a worldwide sensation a few years ago, is shutting down

HQ Trivia, the live game show app that became a worldwide sensation a few years ago, is shutting down

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Embattled live-gameshow app HQ Trivia is reportedly shutting down its operations after a deal to acquire the company fell through.
"Effective today, HQ will cease operations and move to dissolution. All employees and contractors will be terminated as of today," HQ Trivia's CEO and co-founder Rus Yusupov announced in a company-wide email obtained by Kerry Flynn of CNN Business .
The app's extreme popularity in 2017 attracted over 15 million user installs, and highlighted its potential to re-imagine live shows for the digital age.
But HQ Trivia struggled to recover from the loss of its...
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In an email to employees Tesla says it will cut salaries and furlough...

In an email to employees Tesla says it will cut salaries and furlough non-essential employees

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'Voter suppression on steroids': Wisconsin's decision to hold the state's...

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$5 billion software startup Toast just slashed its workforce by 50% despite...

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New White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany claimed in February that...

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More Aid Coming For Small Businesses, Senate Majority Leader McConnell Says

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Mass. Market Basket worker dies after contracting coronavirus

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Leaked Staples memo reveals stores get $50 a week for free lunch while...

Leaked Staples memo reveals stores get $50 a week for free lunch while workers petition for locations to shut down

Staples has not announced any major changes to employee benefits amid the coronavirus pandemic. A leaked internal memo showed that instead of hazard pay or additional paid sick... Read more ...

Apple just revealed more details about the new face shields it's making to...

Apple just revealed more details about the new face shields it's making to protect medical workers amid the COVID-19 crisis

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UBS: Nearly $1 trillion in mortgage debt could be delinquent this year as a...

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These are the 15 richest people in the world right now

These are the 15 richest people in the world right now

The coronavirus pandemic has caused the wealth of the world's billionaires to drop by $700 billion from 2019, according to Forbes' World Billionaires List . The top 15 richest... Read more ...