Google phone – it's for real
A Google executive has confirmed the existence of one of its best-kept secrets. The advertising giant is designing a mobile phone, according to the company’s Iberian chief.
Spanish IT site Noticias Isabel Aguilera, Google’s chief for Spain and Portugal, as explaining the move as a way of extending the “information society” (translation: Google’s advertising business) into less developed countries.
As the personal project of co-founder Larry Page, Google’s phone is also one of its best-protected secrets. When a report surfaced in the New York Times discussing the possibility of a mobile phone project, the famously grumpy Page threw a hissy fit, and the suspected leakers took the bullet.
Full article: The Register