Well, it's official. According to Moto's Facebook profile, the 2.1 update will indeed start being pushed out this week. It will bring multitouch goodness to the browser and gallery, as well as install Goggles.
What is won't bring are the 3D app tray and live wallpapers of the Nexus One's 2.1. No reason being provided for that decision as of now.
Still, read all about it here.
UPDATE: Moto 'jumped the gun'. Still waiting...