Google Acquires PowerPoint Competitor

Created: Saturday, April 21, 2007, posted by Geetesh Bajaj at 3:17 am



Filling in a hole in its Google Apps suite, Google has acquired Tonic Systems, which provides a set of tools for the online editing, viewing, and sharing of presentations created with Microsoft PowerPoint. Tonic Systems describes itself as “Java PowerPoint Specialists.” Google says it will incorporate Tonic’s technology into a new presentation service that will be added this summer to Apps.

More on the Rough type blog…

Several months ago, Indezine interviewed Chris Nokleberg of Tonic Systems for this blog — read the interview here…

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