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Google acquires Fabric, Twitter's mobile app development tool suite, and its team; Fabric will join Google's Developer Products Group
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Obama's tech teams are optimistic publicly, but quietly fear for their programs' future after Trump inauguration; Matt Cutts in line to be interim head of USDS
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Slack debuts new threaded messages feature on all platforms; conversations are attached to specific messages and show in the “flex pane” sidebar on desktop, web
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