I pulled my recent post as I didn’t want to spread hype about Google Plus’ open door date based on a dubious profile. I was maybe excited to share the news, but on further inspection, the source seemed (and still does) suspect. While not spreading outrageous information, there is no supporting info provided and no Google employees following. Sorry to post and then yank it.
That being said, this Mashable article does reference a launch on or before July 31 (see first paragraph in the last section): http://mashable.com/2011/07/05/google-blogger-picasa-rebranding/