Microsoft to Turn Calendar Page?
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The Wall Street Journal, citing sources familiar with the talks, reported the two companies are in closed-door negotiations.
Web calendaring appears to be the latest buzzword in the Internet industry. Jump's main rival, When.com, Inc. was acquired by America Online Inc. April 5, for roughly $150 million in stock. E-tail giant Amazon.com also provides a calendar service via its PlanetAll subsidiary. PlanetAll was acquired last August in a purchase that included shopping service Junglee for a combined purchase price-tag of approximately $280 million.
The company contends the product bridges the capabilities of the Internet, personal digital assistants and desktop computers.