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Google Inc. has acquired the San Francisco-based technology company, DocVerse. Search engine major Google has to pay around $25 million for the deal, according to sources.
Since 2009, around six acquisitions have been announced by Google. The DocVerse deal was one among those acquisitions. Google’s recent tactics to threat the Microsoft’s legacy in software market was the major significance of the deal as per the tech experts. Because the technology of Doc verse, allows its users to edit MS office files online.
According to the Google Applications group product manager, Jonathan Rochelle, the users can now easily switch from the desktop to online software. The inbuilt streamlining of the technology will enable the users to upload the Microsoft files into the Google case to make the necessary editing and execute them.
In software section, his company is trying to compete with Microsoft. He also revealed that Google is going to make DocVerse's technology as a part of Google Apps. Google Apps service is also planning to include word-processing and spreadsheet software as well in coming days.