The Internet search engine extraordinaire is working overtime to give us the newest, most relevant product in its newly launched G1 phone. The whole company will receive the phone for a christmast present. Now isn’t that nice? A company that has spoiled its staff with perks unimaginable in most other companies, will be shedding their nearly $1,000 christmas bonus in exchange for the new phone. The recession has officially hit Google in the pocket. A lot of people depend on their end of year bonus, so surely this will not be the last we hear of this “swap.” But maybe not. They have free healthcare, gym, free gourmet food to suit their diet, and can relax at the office with other premium services like a masseuse. They are a company that appears to be about business. If you could make guinea pigs out of your staff while saving approximately $600 doing it, would you? Read here to see what Google would say.