Ben Charny at eWeek says Dude, You’re Getting a Google :
Computer maker Dell said Jan. 30 it has quietly begun testing a new partnership with Internet search provider Google.
For now, some Dell laptops and desktop computers are sold with two Google Inc. search features pre-installed, a Dell spokesman said.
Dell is also putting the paces to a Google-powered Web site that appears to be a hybrid of Dell’s online store and Google’s personalized Web site.
By partnering with Round Rock, Texas-based Dell, Google has found a partner to help it chip away at Microsoft’s dominance of the personal computer desktop software market.
Dell and Google aren’t talking but there’s more speculation by following the link.