The American dream is to make it big, to build a big company, to become a rock star. I think for many years the Canadian dream was to win the lottery.
— Iain Klugman, CEO of Waterloo-based Communitech
With [$117] billion, you can do almost anything you want.
— In a classic understatement, Andrew Hargreaves, a senior research analyst for Pacific Crest Securities, talks about Apple’s financial flexibility.
The gleam has come off the word ‘social. The ground is now shifting underneath these companies’ feet at a speed that we didn’t see even in the late 1990s.
— Ben Schachter, an Internet analyst with the Macquarie Group.
(Source: The New York Times)
At this point there is a chance that we may never see a BB10 handset given RIM’s track record,” wrote National Bank analyst Kris Thompson in a note. “RIM is intent on launching a ‘distinct’ smartphone platform; all we see at this point is an extinct platform. Are consumers and enterprises really going to wait for another platform? No!
— Kris Thompson, National Ban analyst