Discord ends talks for takeover by Microsoft - report

Wednesday 21 April 2021 | 09:48 CET | News
The chat service Discord has ended talks to sell the company to potential suitors including Microsoft, the Wall Street Journal reports. The paper's sources said Discord will instead consider an IPO.

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Categories: Internet / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Discord / Microsoft
Countries: World
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