Originally Posted by WillysJeepMan
Looks like Google took a page out of Microsoft's corporate playbook... when caught flat-footed, engage in FUD. For the uninformed, FUD (Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt) is when a company promises or leaks a rumor of a product that will be better than what is currently available in the hopes of influencing potential customers of those competing products to wait for the as-yet-to-be-released product.
Do you know for a fact that Google spread the rumour? It's an honest question.