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Google axes Windows, saves millions

Jun 07, 2010, 22:14 (2 Talkback[s])
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"With 20,000+ employees, Google is set to save millions of dollars in licensing costs. Microsoft has really cryptic licensing rules, so coming up with an exact savings number would be almost impossible, but for sure it's a huge chunk of change.

"Google is giving employees a choice between Mac or PC/Linux — the reason apparently isn't cost, but security. Google still has a bitter taste in their mouth since the Chinese Government snuck their way into computers through a flaw in Internet Explorer 6, and gained access to really sensitive information."

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