Wednesday, 6 June 2012

Google acquires QuickOffice

Google today announced it has acquired QuickOffice, the makers of popular productivity source that is available across smartphone and tablet platforms. This acquisition will not only enable Google to improve its Google Docs offering but also give it an offline Office suite. The terms of the deal were not revealed. Read on to find what Google had to say about the acquisition.
We’re happy to announce that we have acquired Quickoffice, a leader in office productivity solutions.
Today, consumers, businesses and schools use Google Apps to get stuff done from anywhere, with anyone and on any device. Quickoffice has an established track record of enabling seamless interoperability with popular file formats, and we’ll be working on bringing their powerful technology to our Apps product suite.
Quickoffice has a strong base of users, and we look forward to supporting them while we work on an even more seamless, intuitive and integrated experience.
We’re excited to welcome the Quickoffice team and their users to Google.