This might sound like a drastic move to many, but according to reports, Google is more or less abandoning the use of Microsoft’s Windows operating system by its staff, with one of the main reasons behind the move being that it’s deemed as too much of a security threat. This move is no doubt brought about by the recent security breaches over in China that sparked a spat between China and Google. Now staff will be required to use a Mac or Linux machine and getting a new Windows machine requires CIO approval.
“A lot of it is an effort to run things on Google product,” “They want to run things on Chrome.” says a Google Employee according to Financial Times. Yeah, right, we would like to see Google Replacing thousands of Windows installation with Google Chrome… The thing isn’t even ready to power a commercial Netbook.