Google ditches Windows on security concerns - sounds like PR stunt to me

Google ditches Windows on security concerns


In wild, but not shocking, news Google is phasing out support for Microsoft Windows on employee machines. This doesn't seem to be a public announcement so much as news sniffed out from employees. According to the FT article employees can choose the Mac OS or Linux (no mention of which version/flavor). They also discuss Chrome, although unlikely that engineers will be working on Chrome since it is supposed to be a web-OS, no? Don't they need apps, compilers, hard drive storage, etc? Lots to be seen in this story, but for now just looks like Google taking a jab at Microsoft. Nice jab.

via @courosa

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