Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“Hey Google, I’d say I know you’re all new to the social game and should be forgiven that you have messed up with how to handle brands here so badly. Except, you’re not new.”

Danny Sullivan search engine expert on Google+ talking aboutl akc of branch pages (Google +)

“With a store this big, it looks so believable who would have thought it was fake?”

A customer talking to Reuters about the fake Apple stores found in China (Reuters)

“Some customers chose to purchase an iPad instead of a Mac, but even more decided to buy an iPad over a Windows PC. There are a lot more Windows PCs to cannibalize than Macs.”

Apple COO Tim Cook talking about the growth the iPad vs. Mac (TechCrunch)


“So there it is. Gone are the 2.6. days, and 3.0 is out.

Linus Torvalds announcing the new Linux 3.0 kernel, the first major new kernel version number since 2003. (LKML)


“That is the whole direction that we believe the cloud in general is leading us, that it’s pay by the drink rather than necessarily having to overprovision everything upfront.”

VMware CEO Paul Martiz explaining his company’s new pricing approach for virtualization (ServerWatch)


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

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