Did The Google Do It?

By Ben Charny  |  Posted 2006-06-24

A Dell Computer spokesman was unable Friday to confirm whether it was a Dell-made laptop that exploded last week in Japan.

Photos of the incident, plus an eyewitness account, were published June 21 at The Inquirer Web site.

A witness identifying him or herself as Gaston claims the device was a Dell.

Dell isn't the only company interested in just what happened. Google has a lot riding on its new relationship with Dell, one in which some of Google's search features come pre-installed in Dell laptops.

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