Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Microsoft Adds Artificial Intelligence Elements To New Smart Camera App
Xiaomi Announces Redmi Pro OLED Smartphone And Mi Notebook Air Laptop
Future Apple Stylus Could Operate as a Joystick
Twitter's Video Advertising Expansion Remains Slow
LG Display Invests KRW 1.99 Trillion in Flexible OLED Display Production
Nintendo Reports First-quarter Loss
Samsung To Release HDR+ Firmware Update for 2016 SUHD TVs
Apple To Invest In AI And AR As iPhone Sales Keep Declining
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Mobiles > Microso...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, April 16, 2008
Microsoft Completes Acquisition of Smartphone Maker Danger, Inc.


Microsoft Corp. has completed its acquisition of Danger Inc., the company responsible for the popular Sidekick line of smartphones.

According to a statement from the company, "The combined force of Danger and Microsoft strengthens the company's ability to provide innovative mobile experiences to more consumers."

Danger will become a part of the new Premium Mobile Experiences (PMX) team, a group within the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft. This team will focus on consumer-oriented mobile projects.

It will be led by Roz Ho, corporate vice president of Premium Mobile Experiences. Danger co-founders Matt Hershenson and Joe Britt will join the new organization, reporting directly to Ho.

Making Windows Mobile Friendlier

Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system has grown to be popular with business uses, but so far has been less successful attracting general consumers. One of Microsoft's goals for the future is to change this.

With the acquisition of Danger, Microsoft hopes to benefit from the company's nearly 10 years of expertise with mobile consumers.

"At Danger, we created a fun and easy-to-use mobile experience for today's Internet-savvy consumer," Britt said. And Hershenson added, "As we combine our team and technologies with Microsoft, we see a clear path to evolving that experience and delivering it to an even broader group of consumers."

Ho said, "Combining Danger and Microsoft talents together in the Premium Mobile Experiences team is how we're going to deliver cool, new, fun mobile experiences to consumers. We want people to smile every time they look at their phone."

Danger employees will continue to work from their current offices. Financial terms of the acquisition have not been disclosed.


Previous
Next
O2 and Carphone to cut 100 from price of the iPhone        All News        E-TEN Glofish M810 and M750 Announced
O2 and Carphone to cut 100 from price of the iPhone     Mobiles News      E-TEN Glofish M810 and M750 Announced

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Microsoft Cloud Strength Highlights Fourth Quarter Results
Microsoft Unveils The Stream Business Video Platform
Microsoft Offers New Subscription Options For Windows 10 and Surface for Businesses
Project Malmo, Which Lets Researchers Use Minecraft for AI research, Makes Public Debut
Microsoft Hints at New Surface Coming Soon
Microsoft Says Scorpio System will Not Offer Higher Frame Rates With Xbox One Games
LinkedIn Becomes Part Of Microsoft
Microsoft and Facebook To Link America With Europe Through 6,600 km Long Cable
Microsoft Streamlines its Smartphone Business, Axes Hundrends Of Jobs
Microsoft To Accelerate Delivery of Affordable Internet Access
Microsoft Is Selling Its Feature Phone Business to Foxconn, Nokia Mobiles Return
Microsoft Positions Windows 10 As A Platform for the Intelligence Revolution

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .