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

By November 4, 2012Uncategorized

“As much as marketing chief Phil Schiller demanded on stage that the iPad Mini wasn’t just a shrunken version of the iPad, everyone knows that this is exactly what it is. So this is what goes for innovation at Apple these days?”
–  Tom Kaneshige, blogger for, covering Apple and the consumerization of IT
“The Surface, Microsoft’s first tablet, feels like a Mercedes-Benz to me, people!  . . . Now, that’s a wowser!”
–   Oprah Winfrey, adding the Surface to the “Oprah’s Favorite Things” list
“Too many [startup] companies throw the needs of their users away for the money that the guys with big pockets can throw at them. These companies aren’t solving people’s problems, they’re coming up with ideas that get them funded. It might seem like the same thing, but it’s not.”
–   Tim Smith, blogger, and founder of Anythin’ Goes, a design and development company
“I am looking forward to leading the Tech City Investment Organization in the next phase of its development. With the right boost now, there is no reason why we can’t make London the number one location for tech in the world.”
–   Joanna Shields, CEO, tech City Investment Organization and former Facebook VP for EMEA
“I question whether Google really takes Android seriously. It’s a free product that generates revenues only indirectly by encouraging mobile web browsing via Google’s search engine.”
–  Charles Sizemore, founder and editor of The Sizemore Investment Letter and contributor to Forbes

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