Say What? Top Five IT Quotes of the Week – Dec. 27th 2013

 “We take this matter very seriously and are working with law enforcement to bring those responsible to justice.” 

-Gregg Steinhafel, Target chairman, president and CEO (eWEEK)

“I know we got a lot of criticism when we bought Sun and we have gone through this transition where we had a growing hardware business, Engineered Systems, and a shrinking hardware business, Commodity Systems as we shied away from Commodity Systems in trying to be competitive in that marketplace”

– Larry Ellison, CEO Oracle (Datamation

“The ability of the United States to combat threats from state rivals, terrorists and weapons proliferators depends on the acquisition of foreign intelligence information from a broad range of sources and through a variety of methods”

-Liberty and Security in a Changing World Presidential report on U.S Surveillance reform (InternetNews)

“We see that in a lot of labs where people are building wearables, they are using Ubuntu. It may well be that Ubuntu is at the heart of some of those efforts. For now though, our focus is the phone and tablet and the convergence with the PC.”

-Mark Shuttleworth, founder Ubuntu Linux (eWEEK)

“Cisco’s acquisition of Collaborate supports our goal of driving market leadership in collaboration”

-Hilton Romanski, senior vice president of Global Corporate Development at Cisco, (EnterpriseNetworkingPlanet)

Sean Michael Kerner is a senior editor at Follow him on Twitter @TechJournalist

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