Google ditches Windows on security concerns

Tuesday - 6/1/2010, 3:14pm EDT

Google is phasing out the internal use of Microsoft's ubiquitous Windows operating system because of security concerns, according to several Google employees. The Financial Times reports that the directive to move to other operating systems began in earnest in January, after Google's Chinese operations were hacked, and could effectively end the use of Windows at Google, which employs more than 10,000 workers internationally.

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