Microsoft confirms Sunrise buy

Microsoft confirmed its previously-reported acquisition of calendar app Sunrise, arguing that “we are making this acquisition because we believe a reinvention in the way people use calendars on mobile devices is long overdue”. Financial details were not disclosed. The computing …

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Microsoft acquires calendar app maker Sunrise

Microsoft has reportedly acquired Sunrise, the maker of a popular calendar app, for around $100 million, and will keep the app as a stand-alone product while also making use of the start-up’s technology for its own products, Techcrunch said. Microsoft declined …

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Sunrise IPO pricing gives it market value of $6.76B

Sunrise, the second largest of three operators in Switzerland, has annnounced the launch of its IPO and set a price range of between CHF58 and CHF78 per share, giving it an implied market value of up to CHF3.3 billion ($6.76 …

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Sunrise plans $1.3B IPO in first half of 2015

Sunrise Communications, the second largest of three operators in Switzerland, plans to list its shares in the first half of 2015, in a move to boost its balance sheet that could also drive competition in the country’s mobile market. The …

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Swiss retail giant Migros plans m-pay move

Swiss retailer Migros plans to launch a service whereby shoppers can pay for goods using their mobile phones, according to an interview with CEO Herbert Bolliger by Schweiz am Sonntag. The retailer has the capability for the project — it …

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Swiss telcos form net neutrality agreement

The four leading Swiss service providers, as well as the country’s cable operator association Swisscable, have joined forces to formulate an official code of conduct on net neutrality. Swisscom, Sunrise, UPC Cablecom and Orange, as well as Swisscable, are working to keep the internet open in Switzerland, according to an official statement from Swisscom. The intention […]