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Notable quotes about Microsoft, Apple and others in the software ecosystem

By September 9, 2012Uncategorized

“We are not chasing VMware’s taillights anymore. Now VMware is talking about matching us. … [T]hat is a major shift.”
Satya Nadella, president, Microsoft Server and Tools Business
“Valve is traditionally a software company. … We’re frustrated by the lack of innovation in the computer hardware space though, so we’re jumping in. Even basic input, the keyboard and mouse, haven’t really changed in any meaningful way over the years. There’s a real void in the marketplace, and opportunities to create compelling user experiences are being overlooked.”
– Job posting on Valve’s website
The “problem” (if there is one) now though is that every cloud company appears to be calling itself an “open cloud company” as a matter of course.”
Adrian Bridgwater, blogger
“After observing and reading much of what was written last week in regards to the Apple-Samsung patent case, I am convinced there is a huge misunderstanding of what it means to innovate. Sometimes I feel people confuse innovation with invention. Regardless, I’m absolutely convinced that we are entering the most innovative period in the history of the tech industry.”
Ben Bajarin, principal, Creative Strategies Inc.