Google staff dropping Windows for Macs, Linux PCs

Posted by HoTMetaL on Jun 1, 2010 5:30 AM EDT
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Google is abandoning the use of Windows by its staff as it's too much of a security threat, multiple staffers said Monday night. Recent concerns about Chinese hacks have the search firm requiring either a Mac or Linux for all new recruits to provide better security. Those who want Windows now often require explicit approval from executives and may not have any choice on desktops where it's only an option for notebooks.

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