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Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week

"I have difficult news. We've learned that Mike Daisey's story about Apple in China - which we broadcast in January - contained significant fabrications."

Ira Glass, host and executive produce , this American Life on NPR (ThisAmericanLife).


"The trick in technology is to take the complexity away, allowing it to be used in a simple fashion"

NDS Executive Chairman Abe Peled, commenting on why his company was worth $5 billion to Cisco (InternetNews)



"The patch actually fixes the problem, and the Fix It implements the workaround."

Wolfgang Kandek, CTO of security firm Qualys, explaining why Microsoft issues both a patch and a Fix It for their Patch Tuesday RDP flaw (eSecurityPlanet)


"It's exciting to think about the potential of integrating SonicWALL's technology, research development capabilities with Dell's reach, existing solutions and reputation."

Matt Medeiros commenting on his company's acquisition by Dell (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet).


"The latest Intel server is significant in that it delivers higher density with low power consumption."

Jim Totton, GM and VP, Platform Business Unit at Red Hat explaining why the Intel Xeon E5 is a big deal for Linux (ServerWatch)


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