Danger Hangs Up on IPO, Dials Microsoft

Schachter, Ken
February 2008
Red Herring;2/11/2008, p7
Trade Publication
The article reports on the acquisition by Microsoft Corp. of venture capital-backed Danger, whose software powers the Sidekick mobile phone. The acquisition derails an initial public offering worth up to $100 million envisioned in Danger's government filings in December 2007. In Danger, Microsoft gets added firepower in its looming mobile war with Apple's iPhone, Google's Android coalition and other competitors.


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