Archive for the 'Apple' Category

A $3.2 BILLION SNACKQUISITION

January 24, 2014

“I’ve known many people at Google for years, it is Silicon Valley. It is personal … Most of these things happen at a party. “

Nest CEO Tony Fadell, on how his smart-thermostat company became a passed appetizer for Google, Bloomberg TV, 24 January 2014

WHY 2014 WILL BE LIKE 1984

January 24, 2014

“Every company that made computers when we started the Mac, they’re all gone. We’re the only one left.”

Apple shiller Phil Schiller, conveniently denying the continued existence of HP, Macworld, 23 January 2014

TECHNOLOGY THING … YOU MAKE MY HEART SING

March 24, 2013

“Could you have a makeup artist and a fashion person and a thing that’s taking care of the technology to create opportunity for clients in a different way?”

Hollywood superagent Ari Emanuel, exhibiting a very vague embrace of Silicon Valley creatures in his digital strategy, Fast Company, 18 March 2013

THE FIRST STEP IS ADMITTING YOU HAVE A PROBLEM

March 20, 2013

“The challenges are substantial, but the opportunity to make Google more collaborative and relevant to users wherever they are is enormous.”

The developers behind Google’s social network, openly admitting they have a problem with relevance, Google+ Developers, 20 March 2013

WE’RE HIRING FOR GOOGLE’S MINISTRY OF LOVE

March 14, 2013

“We’re getting closer to a world where technology takes care of the hard work—discovery, organization, communication—so that you can get on with what makes you happiest … living and loving.”

Google CEO Larry Page, on how he fired Andy Rubin as Android boss in the name of love, The Official Google Blog, 13 March 2013

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