Gizmos

Google to Take on iPad

Steve Jobs, watch out for Google coming up behind you: Google and Verizon Wireless have teamed up to develop a tablet computer, similar to this year’s groundbreaking Apple iPad. Verizon Wireless chief executive Lorne McAdam told The Wall Street Journal that the country’s largest mobile network teamed up with Google to “look at all the things Google has in its archives that we could put on a tablet to make it a great experience." A Google spokesman declined to comment, but has acknowledged in the past that they want to develop a lightweight computer using their own software. The Motorola Droid, which came out last year and uses Google software, is run Verizon Wireless's network.