Privacy assistant Jumbo tears down its paywall

Jumbo, an app that lets you control your privacy on the web, is hitting the reset button — sort of. While the company is still focused on privacy and security, users can now download and use all fea

Cron is a new calendar app following in Sunrise’s footsteps

Meet Cron, a new calendar app for the Mac that wants to bring some innovation to this space. The startup directly mentions Sunrise as an inspiration (for those of you who still remember it; Sunrise us

Privacy assistant Jumbo raises $8 million and releases major update

A year after its initial release, Jumbo has two important pieces of news to announce. First, the company has released a major update of its app that protects your privacy on online services. Second, t

Climate justice and environmental ethics in tech, with Amazon engineer Rajit Iftikhar

Nearly 8,000 Amazon employees, many in prestigious engineering and design roles, have recently signed a petition calling on Jeff Bezos and the Amazon Board of Directors to dramatically shift the giant

Microsoft updates Outlook for iOS with Sunrise-inspired features

Following Microsoft’s acquisition and today’s shutdown of the beloved mobile calendaring application Sunrise, the company announced this morning an upgraded Outlook application which now

Sunrise was the best calendar app ever and now I feel lost

Update: Sunrise isn’t shutting down just yet. Servers will keep running until more Sunrise features are ported over to Outlook’s calendar feature, then they’ll shut down. I’ve been

ThingThing iOS keyboard app adds meeting invites to woo Sunrise users

Productivity focused third party iOS keyboard app ThingThing is hoping to woo fans of the Sunrise calendar by adding a meeting invite feature -- following the latter's kiss-of-death acquisition by Mic

Sunrise will sunset on August 31st 🌅

We all saw it coming, but it’s still hard to swallow. Well-designed calendar app and service <a href="">Sunrise</a> will be removed from the stores in the next few

Sorry Sunrise, I’m switching to Fantastical

<a target="_blank" href="">Fantastical</a> is back with a huge update on OS X. There are ton of new things, like native Exchange support, checking your coworkers’ av

Microsoft To Shut Down Sunrise Mobile Calendar After Integration Into Outlook Completes

Microsoft announced today it will roll out new versions of its flagship mobile email application, Outlook for iOS and Outlook for Android, which combined, reach nearly 30 million users, the company

Sunrise Launches Meet, A Sleek Feature To Schedule Meetings From Your Phone

Chances are you often switch between your calendar and email apps on your phone in order to tell someone when you are available. Scheduling meetings has been a pain point for years, and popular calend

How To Play VC Poker With Billions In The Pot

As the ranks of super unicorns continue to grow, such as with Pinterest’s shiny new $11 billion valuation, analysts are increasingly scrutinizing these prices and whether they signal a new tech bubb

Microsoft Confirms Sunrise Acquisition, Adds Depth To Its Mobile Productivity Offerings

Microsoft is buying the mobile productivity reputation it seemed disinclined to build for itself for so many years, and the latest addition to the roster is Sunrise, the calendar app that managed to

Microsoft Is Acquiring Calendar App Sunrise For North Of $100 Million

Software giant Microsoft is in the process of trying to reinvent itself, and part of that reinvention evidently involves acquiring startups that have created products that compete with its own. The la

Calendar App Sunrise Showcases Where iOS 8 Widgets Shine

Sunrise has been one of my favorite mobile apps for years now. But the brand new 3.0 update for iOS, combined with iOS 8, makes it one of the best examples of a good iOS 8 widget for the Today view. I

Sunrise Raises $6 Million From Balderton And Others To Build The Perfect Calendar

A year and a half after launching its first calendar app, Sunrise is raising a $6 million Series A round from Balderton Capital and existing investors — Bernard Liautaud is joining the board. Th

Sunrise Lets You Connect Other Apps To Your Calendar

Calendar platform Sunrise just introduced third-party apps for your calendar. Starting with Evernote, GitHub, Songkick, TripIt and Asana, you can now connect your accounts to Sunrise to see your relev

Sunrise Comes To Android And The Web

Calendar app Sunrise just launched on Android phones and desktop (thanks to a new web app). It’s a major release for the company as the app was only available on the iPhone and iPad until today.

UpTo Launches A Calendar App For The FOMO Generation

App developer UpTo is launching a free calendar app on iOS to give users a way to see what's going on around their lives, not just in them. The calendar is a small pivot for UpTo, which initially b

Sunrise Adds Exchange Support To Its Calendar App

New York-based startup Sunrise just added Microsoft Exchange calendar support to its iPhone and iPad app. Exchange support was the last missing major calendar integration — the app already works
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