Microsoft has bought Wunderlist, one of the Google’s ‘best’ apps
Once again Microsoft has expanded its mobile footprint with the acquisition of 6Wunderkinder, a Berlin-based startup behind popular task managing app Wunderlist. Microsoft has bought Wunderlist on June 2nd 2015, marking the latest in a string of acquisitions that has rapidly expanded the company’s suite of productivity services for iPhone and Android users. It is also stated on Wunderlist’s blog, Our Future Wunderlist Joins Microsoft.
Startup 6Wunderkinder was founded in 2010 by six friends (two designers and four engineers) in Berlin, who launched Wunderlist as a desktop app in November that year, following that up with an iPhone app a month later.
Wunderlist, which can be used to make to-do lists and set reminders, was nominated as one of the best productivity apps in 2014 by Google. Users of the app can also share to-do lists with one another, making it a useful tool for work groups, roommates or couples. Check out the apps video as below :
Microsoft is spending between $100 million and $200 million on wunderlist, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal which cited a person familiar with the matter.