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'Good-Bye Windows, Hello Linux, Mac' says Google

Jun 01, 2010, 22:32 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"As everyone knows by now who follows technology news, the Financial Times reported that Google "is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft's ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns." Some doubt this story, because they say that's its vague about sources. Well, I asked, and the story is 'mostly' right. Google is switching away from Windows to Linux and Macs, but it's not just because security.

"I e-mailed Google and, according to a Google official, while "We're always working to improve the efficiency of our business, but we don't comment on specific operational matters." That's not much of a statement, but did you notice the key word there? It's 'efficiency.'"

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