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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week


"We know exactly what we think we need to keep. It was done with detailed traffic engineering and study analysis, not the back of an envelope kind of thing because there is an awful lot riding on this."

    John Stankey president and CEO of AT&T Business Solutions discussing his company's planned acquisition of T-Mobile for $39 billion.(Internetnews.com)

"Intel's work on Intel Itanium processors and platforms continues unabated with multiple generations of chips currently in development and on schedule."

    Paul Otellini, president and CEO of Intel, refuting claims made by Oracle that Itanium development was coming to an end.(ServerWatch)

"We spent a bunch of time on the interface, making it as streamlined as possible, making it easy to get to the things that you want and also easy to get things out of your way."

    Johnathan Nightingale, director of Firefox at Mozilla, discussing the new Firefox 4 web browser release. (Datamation)

"In terms of competition, I don't think we necessarily saw anything different from before but I'd say better to close the barn door before the horses leave than afterwards."

    Jim Whitehurst, CEO of Red Hat, discussing his company's new Linux packaging strategy that could limit competitors.(InternetNews.com)

"I don’t have any problem with the app itself or the people behind it, my concern is with the fever pitch of ever increasing investments in companies that have less and less obvious utility."

    Tony Bacigalupo, founder of co-working space New Work City, discussing his opinion on app startup Color, which recently raised over $40 million.(TechCrunch)
Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at InternetNews.com, the news service of Internet.com, the network for technology professionals.