Wunderlist is a cloud-based task management application. It allows users to manage their tasks from a smartphone, tablet, computer and smartwatch. Wunderlist is free; additional collaboration features are available in a paid version known as Wunderlist Pro (released April 2013). Wunderlist was created in 2011 by Berlin-based startup 6Wunderkinder.
In April 2017, Microsoft announced that Wunderlist will eventually be discontinued in favor of To-Do, a new multi-platform app developed by the Wunderlist team that has direct integration with the company's Office 365 service.
|Original author(s)||Christian Reber|
|Developer(s)||6 Wunderkinder GmbH (Microsoft Corporation)|
|Alexa rank||1,364 (February 2016)|
Wunderlist allows users to create lists to manage their tasks on many devices, mobile as well as desktop. These lists can be shared with other Wunderlist users. Through the "Detail View," users can add due dates (including repeating due dates), reminders, assignees, subtasks, comments, files and notes to tasks. Tasks can also be organized with #hashtags. The user adds lists to categorize tasks, and can place these lists in folders to organize their structure. Using a feature known as "Mail to Wunderlist", users can send or forward emails to email@example.com to add tasks to their Wunderlist accounts. With the company's browser and sharing extension known as "Add to Wunderlist", content from the Web can be added to Wunderlist from Chrome, Firefox, Safari, iOS and Android.
With Wunderlist Pro, several additional features can be used, including unlimited assigning, unlimited file upload size, and unlimited number of subtasks (the free version of Wunderlist allows 25 subtasks per task). Additionally, Pro users can choose from an additional 10 backgrounds.
Users can sign in and use Wunderlist in a web browser, with no download required. Wunderlist can also be downloaded for a number of devices, including Windows 7 and 8 computers, Mac computers, Android phones and tablets, iOS (iPhone and iPad, v 7.0 and later), Kindle Fire, Chromebook, and Windows Phone. In 2015 Microsoft released Wunderlist for Apple Watch devices.
In October 2014, Wunderlist announced its first integration, with cloud storage company Dropbox. Users could now access and link their Dropbox files to their Wunderlist tasks. Later that month, a Calendar Feed feature was released for Wunderlist, allowing a user's pending tasks to appear in other calendar services such as Google Calendar, Microsoft's Outlook Calendar, Apple's Calendar, Slack, and Sunrise Calendar.
Wunderlist can export notes to the JSON file format, but cannot save as PDF or HTML. Notes can, however, be printed to PDF from the Wunderlist Web App by use of a virtual PDF printer or Google Chrome's "Save as PDF" feature.
Although right-to-left languages display correctly in Wunderlist's web browser application, the text is incorrectly justified to the left (as normal for left-to-right languages). Right-to-left language text in the Wunderlist iOS application, however, is correctly aligned to the right.
The Wunderlist website has no record of its release history but this is planned for the future.
In 2009, Wunderlist's CEO Christian Reber called on the social network platform XING for business partners to create a new to-do app. Frank Thelen responded and together Reber and Thelen developed first concepts for Wunderlist. The necessary seed funding was granted by High-Tech Gründerfonds and e42 GmbH. The first version of Wunderlist was published in 2011. Initially, the program was created for desktop PCs and platforms such as Windows, Linux and Mac OS X. In December 2011, the app received approval for the iPhone. Subsequently, the developers released a version prepared for the iPad with the name Wunderlist HD. In September 2012, the developers announced a shutdown of their service Wunderkit. Instead they wanted to focus on creating a new version of Wunderlist, which was later on released in December 2012 under the name Wunderlist 2. In September 2013, the company announced to have over 5 million users. In July 2014, a new major update was released under the name of Wunderlist 3, with a new real-time sync architecture. Wunderlist reached 10 million users in December 2014.
Following its acquisition of the app, Microsoft announced in April 2017 a preview of To-Do, a multi-platform task management app developed by the Wunderlist team that was intended to eventually replace Wunderlist and incorporate most of its features. As of January 2019, To-Do has not yet reached feature parity with Wunderlist, with its team citing that the service has to be completely re-written to use Microsoft Azure instead of Amazon Web Services.
In 2014, Wunderlist won the "Golden Mi" award from Xiaomi, and also named as one of its Best Apps of 2014 was given a "Google Play Editor's Choice" award, and was named in Google Play's Best Apps of 2014 as well as Apple's Best of 2014.
In its initial round of funding, 100,000 euro was invested in 6Wunderkinder by Frank Thelen and others. In December 2010, High-Tech Gründerfonds invested 500,000 euro (approximately US$660,000) in the company. T-Venture also invested an undisclosed amount in the startup. In its Series A round of funding in November 2011, Atomico invested $4.2 million while High-Tech Gründerfonds invested an undisclosed additional amount. In May 2012, High-Tech Gründerfonds sold off its stake in 6Wunderkinder to Earlybird Venture Capital. In November 2013, $19 million was raised in a Series B round led by Sequoia Capital with participation from Earlybird and Atomico.
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Factory Berlin has locations in Mitte and Görlitzer Park. They host community events at both locations.
It has housed well-known startup companies including 6Wunderkinder, SoundCloud, Twitter, Uber and Zendesk, and long-established corporates including Siemens, Deutsche Bank and Audi. These companies cooperate as business incubators for other entrepreneurs and new startups, offering them workspace, networking, creative input, consulting services (legal, business plans, financing, pitching etc.) and other support at the Factory Berlin campus for free. Factory calls this model "organic acceleration", as opposed to seed accelerators, which usually ask for shares in participating companies.
In February 2015, Factory Berlin was the location of the first Startup Europe Summit.Frank Thelen
Frank Thelen (born October 10, 1975) is a German businessman, investor and author based in Bonn, Germany.
He was a co-founder of companies such as ip.labsand doo. As of 2014, he is the CEO of venture capital firm e42, now Freigeist Capital, which has invested in startups such as Wunderlist, MyTaxi, KaufDa, pitch, and Lilium GmbH.
Thelen consults the Microsoft Ventures accelerator in Berlin, and he also supports startups in German politics. Together with the German State Minister for Digitization, Dorothee Bär, he is a leading member of the German Innovation Council.In 2012, Thelen spoke at the f.ounders Conference in New York and was given the “Innovate by Society” Award by Microsoft handed out by German Chancellar Angela Merkel that same year for his startup dooThelen supports startups in German politics. Together with the German State Minister for Digitization, Dorothee Bär, he is a leading member of the German Innovation Council.
In 2014 he joined the German version of the TV show "Dragons' Den" (Shark tank), called "Die Höhle der Löwen" as investor. "Die Höhle der Löwen" is a reality television program format in which entrepreneurs pitch their business ideas to a panel of venture capitalists in the hope of securing investment finance from them.
He is also a regular guest in German talk shows like 'Hart aber fair'.In 2018 his autobiography "Frank Thelen - Die Autobiografie: Startup-DNA - Hinfallen, aufstehen, die Welt verändern" was published and has been a bestseller for several weeks. His long-term goal is to build up a leading Tech Company in Germany." and to strengthen European economy.
In 2018 his autobiography "Frank Thelen - Die Autobiografie: Startup-DNA - Hinfallen, aufstehen, die Welt verändern" was published and has been a bestseller for several weeks. He is convinced that "The next decade will be the biggest challenge in humankind’s history." Also he is fighting for a strong European economy.Heartbleed
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James Duncan Davidson (born July 29, 1970 in Lubbock, Texas) is an American photographer and a software developer. While a software engineer at Sun Microsystems (1997–2001), Davidson created Tomcat, a Java-based webserver application and the Ant Java-based build tool. Davidson is the author or co-author of several books on both using and writing software, including Learning Cocoa with Objective-C, Cocoa in a Nutshell, Running Mac OS X Panther, and Mac OS X Panther Hacks, all published by O’Reilly Media. He also contributed to Agile Web Development with Rails, published by The Pragmatic Programmers.
He was raised in Oklahoma and Texas, and as he writes in his Medium article, he is currently a software engineer at Microsoft working on Wunderlist, and a photographer.
He is a resident of Berlin.
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He is co-founder and co-owner (along with Greg Koenig) of Luma Labs, a small company based in Portland, OR focused on making high quality camera accessories.Joe Belfiore
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Microsoft Azure SQL Database includes built-in intelligence that learns app patterns and adapts to maximize performance, reliability, and data protection.
It was originally announced in 2009 and released in 2010.
Key capabilities include:
Continuous learning of your unique app patterns, adaptive performance tuning, and automatic improvements to reliability and data protection
Scaling as needed, with virtually no app downtime
Management and monitoring of multitenant apps with isolation benefits of one-customer-per-database
Leverage open source tools like cheetah, sql-cli, VS Code and Microsoft tools like Visual Studio and SQL Server Management Studio, Azure Management Portal, PowerShell, and REST APIs
Data protection with encryption, authentication, limiting user access to the appropriate subset of the data, continuous monitoring and auditing to help detect potential threats and provide a record of critical events in case of a breachMicrosoft To-Do
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