Google combines Writely and Spreadsheets

Posted on Thursday, October 12 2006 @ 1:03 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Google has released information-sharing software that combines the company's Writely with Google Spreadsheets.
The combination of Writely and Google Spreadsheets seeks to solve the problem of how people manage and collaborate information stuck in different word processors and spreadsheets by giving individuals or groups Web access to the same data.

Google Docs & Spreadsheets, as the hybrid service is now known, marks the latest step by the Web search leader to apply consumer Internet logic to standalone computer programs, a market dominated by rival Microsoft Corp..
More details at Reuters.




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