Astrid (application)

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Astrid was a task management application that can be identified by the company's octopus icon. The service reminded Android users of scheduled tasks and was designed for limited integration with Google Calendar. The Astrid service ceased operations on August 5, 2013.[1]

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May 2013: Astrid co-founder and CEO Jon Paris announced on the company's blog on May 1 that Yahoo had acquired Astrid.[2]

July 2013: In an early July 2013 announcement, the public was made aware of Yahoo's scheduled closure of the task management service Astrid.

August 2013: Yahoo discontinued the service on August 5. The team at Astrid supplied its customers with a data export tool and recommended former competitors such as Wunderlist and Sandglaz.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Chris Velazko (6 July 2013). "Yahoo’s Recently Acquired Task Tracking Service Astrid Will Go Dark On August 5". TechCrunch. AOL Inc. Retrieved 6 July 2013. 
  2. ^ Jon Paris (1 May 2013). "Yahoo acquires Astrid". Astrid. Astrid. Retrieved 6 July 2013.