Google's Jaiku Purchase Refuels GPhone Rumors

Lora Bentley

Google announced yesterday it has acquired Jaiku, a startup that makes a messaging application for mobile phones. The news has undoubtedly revived rumors that Google is working on a mobile platform.


The New York Times reports the company has yet to confirm the mobile platform/phone rumors, but notes that product manager Tony Hsieh says the new technology can be used to develop new ways to use mobile devices.

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