Apr 21, 2008
Nic Cho

Microsoft Announces Completion Of Its Acquisition Of Danger Inc.

The worldwide leader in software, services and solutions that help people and businesses realize their full potential, Microsoft has officially announced that it has completed its acquisition of Danger Inc., the software and services company that’s revolutionizing the experience of the mobile Internet.

According to the press release, “Danger will become a part of the new Premium Mobile Experiences (PMX) team, a group within the Mobile Communications Business (MCB) of the Entertainment and Devices Division at Microsoft. The PMX team focuses on consumer-facing mobile projects and is led by Roz Ho, corporate vice president of Premium Mobile Experiences, reporting to Andy Lees, senior vice president of the MCB. Danger co-founders Matt Hershenson and Joe Britt will join the new organization, reporting directly to Ho.”

“We imagine a mobile experience that embraces sharing and celebrating relationships and personal moments,” said Roz Ho, corporate vice president of Premium Mobile Experiences. “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.”

“At Danger, we created a fun and easy-to-use mobile experience for today’s Internet-savvy consumer,” said Joe Britt, Matt Hershenson, Danger co-founders. “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.”

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