• Discord Turns Down Microsoft Sale, Preferring Independence

    23 days ago - By Hypebeast

    San Francisco-based chat app Discord has turned down Microsoft's purchase price , sources tell the Wall Street Journal. The tech giant reportedly offered over $10 billion USD to acquire Discord, well above the upstart app's most recent valuation. Though Discord hasn't entirely closed the door on future discussions with Microsoft, it seems to be more focused on going public, though that also is unconfirmed. WSJ cites the hiring of Pintrest executive Tomasz Marcinkowski as the company's CFO in March as indicative of a potential IPO, along with the company's hefty seven billion dollar...
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