Google to plug self into Microsoft Office • The Register

“Our first step will be to combine DocVerse with Google Apps to create a bridge between Microsoft Office and Google Apps,” they wrote

via Google to plug self into Microsoft Office • The Register

Should Google really care about docs at all?  I mean isn’t Google really interested in driving more eyeballs to the web for advertising.  Also shouldn’t Microsoft care more about reinforcing their vise like grip on Office Productivity suites.

Is there ever a possibility that Google and Microsoft would work together to create a free version of Office powered by Microsoft funded by Google advertising?