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Customer relationship management software shop Salesforce's contract with Dell is about to run out, and the company has decided not to renew it. Instead, the company will be outfitting everyone one of their 4,000 employees with a brand new Macintosh, according to an anonymous tipster cited by Alex Curylo. The tipster explains:

And why, you ask, Security! The resources it takes to defend against all the stuff the baddies throw at a PC, it's just cheaper/easier to pay a few bucks more for a Mac and not have any of those issues.

While that excuse makes some rational sense, I'm thinking there's also some regional chauvinism at work with Salesforce's earlier move to publicly side with Google — in other words, score another point for Team Valley against Team Redmond. (Photo by Andrew)