Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

Helicopter hovering above Abbottabad at 1AM (is a rare event).

    Sohaib Atha a 33-year-old IT consultant in Abbottabad live tweets the U.S Navy Seals attack against Osama bin Laden, without knowing it ( Twitter)

“Conditions are harsh and they don’t have a social life. Their life is just working in a factory and that is it.”

    Leontien Aarnoudse, a Sacom (Students & Scholars Against Corporate Misbehaviour) spokesperson talking about condition at Apple’s Chinese factories with Foxcom.(Daily Mail)

“We’re still totally committed to Hudson, we are still behind it as ever.”

    Ted Farrell, chief architect and senior vice president, Tools and Middleware at Oracle talking about the open source Hudson project which had been forked by disgruntled community members. (

“We have re-established Nuremburg as the headquarters of our SUSE business unit and the prioritization and resourcing of certain development efforts – including Mono – will now be determined by the business unit leaders there.”

    Jeff Hawn, Chairman and CEO of The Attachmate Group talking about the future of Novell’s SUSE Linux (InternetNews)

“Microsoft is offering a free of charge virus scanner: MSE. The product is missing effective email and web protection and also dynamic detection/protection technologies, so the product performs worse when compared with other free or paid AV/ISS offering.”

    Andreas Marx of AV-Test commenting on its study of Microsoft Security Essentials (InfoWorld)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of, the network for technology professionals.

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