Voice Calling in Gmail Being Tested
cnet are reporting that Google are testing voice calling in Gmail:
Google could be ready to turn Gmail into a communications hub by adding the ability to make phone calls from the Google Chat interface.
CNET has learned that Google is testing a Web-based service within Gmail that will allow users to place phone calls from their in-boxes. It’s launched from the Google Chat window on the lower left-hand side of a Gmail page and allows users to place and receive calls from within their contacts through a user interface that strongly resembles the one used in Google Voice.