Slack acquires Astro to bolster email collaboration - with AI flavour
Slack has announced it has acquired AI-influenced email software provider Astro - and its first step is to shut down its service.
Visitors to Astro's site will be met with the news that the company's apps for Mac, iOS, Android, Amazon Alexa and Slack will be shut down on October 10, while new users will no longer be able to sign up.
Andy Pflaum, CEO of Astro, wrote: "We started in 2015 with a mission to bring intelligence to workplace communications, starting with email. We know email continues...