Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“In conjunction with the deal, we are conducting a series of restructuring initiatives, including a significant reduction in our workforce.”

Myspace CEO Mike Jones in an open letter to employees after announcing that Myspace was being sold for a paltry $35 million. (TechCrunch)


“While I hide it at work, my passion has been sapped. I know I am not alone — the sentiment is widespread and it includes people within your own teams.”

Open Letter from an ‘anonymous’ high-level RIM exec takes aim at Blackberry maker’s failure to innovate. (BGR)


“Everyone seems to be focusing on the fact that SQL injection made it to No. 1 this year, but I find myself thinking, so what?”

Vincent Liu, managing partner at security research firm Stach & Liu commenting on 2011 Top 25 Vulnerabilities report sponsored in part by DHS (eSecurityPlanet)


“It’s not really just a tablet, it’s more than that”

Tom Puorro, Director of Product Management at Cisco commenting during a live event launching the Cius Android tablet, a year after it was first announced. (EnterpriseMobileToday)


“We’ve talked to a number of HP customers that were not happy that Oracle is forcing them switch out and they’re looking for a database alternative and we can now give them that.”

Robin Schumacher, director of product strategy at EnterpriseDB commenting on his company’s new Postgres Advanced Plus Server release (DatabaseJournal)


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

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