Google's torrid acquisition pace continues with the purchase of DocVerse, a start-up that helps make Microsoft Office documents more collaborative, for a reported $25 million.
Google Apps customers that still use native Office applications will soon be able to sync those documents just like Google Docs files.
Through their stealth San Francisco start-up, DocVerse, two ex-Microsoft employees are taking productivity suite innovation into their own hands.
A quick rundown of today's headlines, including when you can get your hands on an iPad, another acquisition for Google, and Steve Jobs, the play.
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Google spent $268 million on companies during the first quarter of the year, with another potential $750 million deal still pending.
Plutext, currently being developed, will bring nearly live editing to Word documents.