Report: Microsoft Is Acquiring Sunrise Calendar App For About $100 Million

Sunrise Calendar App

Following the successful acquisition and integration of Accompli mail app, Microsoft is now looking to acquire mobile calendar app Sunrise. According to the report from TechCrunch, Microsoft will be acquiring Sunrise for at least $100 million.

What does Sunrise develop?

They develop Sunrise, a free calendar app for iOS, Android and the web. Sunrise is able to connect to many calendars and apps to bring all of your data into one place.


• 100% free calendar app with a gorgeous design.
• Compatible with Google Calendar, iCloud, Exchange.
• A completely redesigned calendar experience for your iPhone and iPad.
• Synchronization that just works, in real-time and with background updates.
• Quick Add Event just by typing “Lunch tomorrow at 9pm” (long-press on the +) (for Google Calendars only).
• Reminders.
• Timezone Support. No more headache when traveling!
• Facebook Events and Birthdays included.
• See faces and profiles of people you are meeting with using LinkedIn.
• Weather forecast based on your location.
• Smart icons.
• Tag location to events.
• Use Google Maps for Directions.
• Connect multiple Google Calendars.

Source: TechCrunch