Microsoft on 11 February 2015 acquired Sunrise for 100 million US dollars. Sunrise is the maker of one of the top calendar apps for iOS and Android.
The Sunrise app will remain in market and free after the acquisition. It will continue to support a wide range of third-party apps and calendar services.
Sunrise supports various features such as recurring appointments, alerts, birthdays, Google Maps directions, and more.
Sunrise currently supports Gmail accounts and Facebook events / birthdays from the social network. The iOS and Android calendar app also integrates well with popular services like SongKick and TripIt to map upcoming gigs and help plan trips.
When: 11 February 2015