Google Grabs DocVerse, aka Google Docs for Microsoft Office

by admin March 7, 2010 at 3:12 pm

Google has gobbled up another small productivity company with today’s purchase of DocVerse, a plug-in that makes Microsoft Office software collaborative. The only surprise about this latest acquisition, perhaps, is that its founders didn’t previously work at Google. Word of the deal was first reported in December by TechCrunch, and today the Wall Street Journal pegs the price at $25 million.

Buying DocVerse is an obvious shot at Microsoft, given the product was exclusively designed for Office, and the company was founded by ex-Microsoft employees.

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