Did The Google Do It?

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 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.