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  • Launch On TechCrunch, Get Bought By Google

    I still love the story of Writely, a product we wrote about way back in 2005 when TechCrunch was just a little tike. The company got a lot of attention as one of the first Ajax-powered “online Word” products. An acquisition by Google came just a few months later, and Writely formed the foundation for what is now Google Docs. Cofounder Sam Schillace is now an engineering director… Read More