Google buys AppJet of EtherPad software

Google acquires AppJet, that created “EtherPad,” an innovative online word processor. EtherPad team, that includes three former Googlers, will join Google Wave team. “If you’re a user of Free Edition or Professional Edition, you can continue to use and edit your existing pads until March 31, 2010. No new free public pads may be created. […]

Google acquires AppJet, that created “EtherPad,” an innovative online word processor. EtherPad team, that includes three former Googlers, will join Google Wave team. “If you’re a user of Free Edition or Professional Edition, you can continue to use and edit your existing pads until March 31, 2010. No new free public pads may be created. Also added a feature to Professional Edition that allows you to export all of your pads as one ZIP file archive. You can find a link to zip archive at the bottom of pad list after signing in to your Professional Edition account. Professional Edition users’ll not be charged for EtherPad service after December 4th, 2009,” says AppJet blog.