Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

“For us we don’t want to build a toy, we’re not a toy company.”

John Fowler, Executive VP of Systems at Oracle at the launch of Oracle’s Solaris 11 Unix operating system (Datamation)

“We’re proud of the way Firefox continues to move the web forward in this release.”

Gavin Sharp, Firefox engineer and the Firefox module owner talking about the new Firefox 8 open source browser release. (


“We are more aggressive on the competition, we are going to be tough on our competitors, whether their Juniper or HP and Huawei and Avaya, and it’s something that I think, we were a little bit to0 gentle on in the past.”

Cisco CEO John Chambers during his company’s earnings call (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet


“To get a good job, you often need access to the Internet and online skills. But nearly one in three American households do not subscribe to broadband service.”

NTIA Administrator Lawrence E. Strickling commenting about new data from a U.S. Dept. of Commerce sponsored study (NTIA).


“The recent iOS software update addressed many of the battery issues that some customers experienced on their iOS 5 devices. We continue to investigate a few remaining issues.”

Apple commenting about reports that the new iOS 5.0.1 update doesn’t fix the battery drain issue that has been affecting iOS devices (allThingsD)


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

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