Google acquires Quickoffice, could help bolster Docs and Drive


Google has reached into its deep pockets once again to acquire the popular cloud-based suite of tools Quickoffice. Given the search giant’s recent launch of Google Drive with Google Docs integration, the move likely seeks to better improve these services, especially in the enterprise realm. Expect Quickoffice technology to fins its way back into Google’s existing suite of mobile apps, taking full advantage of the service’s built-in userbase. You can read a bit more over at Google’s brief announcement post linked below.

[via Google]

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  1. Really what Android needs is an integrated document viewer (Word, Excel, PDF, etc) like iOS has had from the beginning. If acquiring this means it’ll be built in to Jelly Bean, then that would be awesome.

    1. If it’s ever reported that Google bought Documents to Go, it would we a perfect fit.

      1. I think RIM owns Docs to Go.

        1. And RIM is for sale so it’s still a possibility. Why stop at one hardware manufacturer when you can have two.

  2. Google is on the move… Ready to take on the world.

  3. Google must be celebrating .

  4. I hope we get to see offline document editing in docs.

    1. It already does allow it.

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