Google to offer ringtone, game search on mobile phones- report

Wall Street Journal reports that Google working on ringtone, game search for mobile devices

Google is reportedly working on a new mobile service that will let people search for and buy ringtones and games. The Wall Street Journal cites "people familiar with the matter" in reporting the Google project. Google has been working with content providers for months to index their catalogs, but technical issues have delayed the project, the paper reports. A Google spokeswoman said the company does not comment on rumor or speculation.

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