Slack just bought (and killed) a beloved email app



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Slack, the workplace communications platform used by over eight million people, today announced it had acquired Astro — a beloved email client that uses AI to help users manage their overflowing inboxes. Big news — Astro is joining @SlackHQ! Slack is the fastest-growing business application in history, and we’ll join Slack’s mission to make work simpler, more pleasant, and more productive. In prep, we’ll shut down our Astro apps on Oct 10. Learn more at https://t.co/itOD5Z5zl5🚀 — Astro (acquired by Slack) (@astro) September 24, 2018 The terms of the deal are not yet public, but Astro has confirmed its 28-person…

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