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Slack acquires workplace communications company Astro

Tuesday 25 September 2018 | 11:26 CET | News
Enterprise productivity app specialist Slack has announced the acquisition of workplace communications company Astro, maker of the Astrobot for Slack app. In a statement, Astro said that it would shut down the Astro apps for Mac, iOS, Android, Amazon Alexa and Slack on Wednesday 10 October. It has also disabled sign-ups of new users with effect from 24 September. Astro said it was looking forward to working as part of the Slack team to help connect e-mail and calendaring for Slack users worldwide. 

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