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Shan Sinha headed the start-up DocVerse, which was acquired by Google in March for a reported $25 million to $30 million. Since then, he’s has been ferreting away on scaling up DocVerse’s product, which allows users of Microsoft Office documents to collaborate in real time on the Web, for the search giant. Its new name: Google Cloud Connect.
News Byte“WikiLeaks” has entered the canon of the English language, but not according to the OED. Research done by a group known as Global Language Monitor shows that “WikiLeaks” has appeared in global media more than 300 million times since 2006. The Texas-based group cites a minimum of 25,000 mentions in English-speaking media as a requirement for the name to become its own lowercase, generic word. Unfortunately, GLM doesn’t specify its definition or whether the word would be used as a noun, verb, adjective or adverb.