quote: But he says that if you're fixated on your competitor, you're not looking forward at your own future. He remarks.
quote: "I don't like to rally my company in that way because I think that if you're looking at somebody else, you're looking at what they do now, and that's not how again you stay two or three steps ahead."
quote: We try pretty hard to make our products be available as widely as we can. That's our philosophy.
quote: How long do you think apple would continue to make money if they stopped making new iStuff.
quote: I'd say unless Apple releases another game changer they are going to lose their premium product status.
quote: I'd say Apple already lost their premium product status to Samsung. From here on they are only going deeper in the hole with their law suits.
quote: Over 90% of Google's revenues come from products that are over a decade old, over 80% of Apple's revenues comes from products that did not exist over six year ago, Apple has built a $30 billion plus a year business on a product that did not exist two and half years ago.
quote: It's a difficult time for them [Apple]
quote: They didn't create the market. The market was already there.
quote: Because it showed me you are using your emotions to speak rather than unbiased knowledge.
quote: They had a home run with the initial IOS in 2007 during a large change in the industry
quote: What sickens rational people is that they copy blatantly and cry foul when they are copied
quote: The difference, though, is Apple pays for what they use.
quote: To him, Google has no real "competitors". He comments, "I feel my job is mostly getting people not to think about our competition. In general I think there's a tendency for people to think about the things that exist."
quote: "Obviously we think about competition to some extent. But I feel my job is mostly getting people not to think about our competition. In general I think there's a tendency for people to think about the things that exist. Our job is to think of the thing you haven't thought of yet that you really need. And by definition, if our competitors knew that thing, they wouldn't tell it to us or anybody else. I think just our strengths, our weaknesses, our opportunities are different than any other company."
quote: This rating system is obviously biased