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Apple's boogeyman: Google phone

Everyone's crazy about iPhone and it's been good to Apple so far–as evidenced by their record earnings last quarter. The 800 pound Boogeyman known as Google may be prepping a phone that could spook even Apple.

Google phone concept

Everyone's crazy about iPhone and it's been good to Apple so far–as evidenced by their record earnings last quarter. The 800 pound Boogeyman known as Google may be prepping a phone that could spook even Apple. According to the WSJ:

Google is in serious discussions with Verizon Wireless over a partnership in which Verizon would carry cellphones tailored to a new Google operating system, a person familiar with the discussions said. Speculation about Google's mobile strategy have helped shares of the Internet giant surge near $700.

gPhone concept courtesy of T3. More concept photos at Google-Phone.com.

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