Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“The actions by the Federal Communications Commission and the Department of Justice to block this transaction do not change the realities of the U.S. wireless industry.”

AT&T’s corporate statement after scuttling a $39 Billion merger deal with T-Mobile (EnterpriseMobileToday)

“I would bet on us to keep those earnings growing and protected.”

Oracle President and CFO Safra Katz during the company’s second quarter earnings call, advising analysts not to discount the profitable margins that Oracle generates (EnterpriseAppsToday)

“We’ll continue to participate in CES as a great place to connect with partners and customers across the PC, phone and entertainment industries, but we won’t have a keynote or booth after this year because our product news milestones generally don’t align with the show’s January timing.”

Frank X. Shaw, Corporate Vice President, Corporate Communications at Microsoft explaining why his company is pulling out doing CES Keynotes. (Microsoft)

“Six weeks is just too fast for RHEL, we don’t just take projects from upstream”

Tim Burke, Vice-President of Linux Engineering at Red Hat, explaining why Red Hat Enterprise Linux doesn’t have Firefox 9 (InternetNews)

“Mozilla has been a valuable partner to Google over the years and we look forward to continuing this great partnership in the years to come.”

Alan Eustace, Senior Vice President of Search, Google, announcing the renewal of a revenue sharing partnership with Mozilla for Firefox (Mozilla).


Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at, the news service of the IT Business Edge Network, the network for technology professionals. Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist

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