Still waiting on official confirmation on Google's much-rumored gPhone handset, but BusinessWeek checks in with insider dish that mobile software firms are reportedly developing services and tools earmarked for the search giant's wireless OS. According to BusinessWeek, the gPhone hopefuls include mobile widget service provider Plusmo, speech recognition software developer Nuance Communications and text messaging provider 3jam, all of whom declined comment. The gPhone platform is expected to include the Google mobile OS, mobile versions of existing Google software, and built-in developer tools. Google is also expected to reveal much of the gPhone API to further galvanize third-party application development.
For more on the gPhone buzz:
- read this BusinessWeek article