I think the Windows 8 system is no better than the previous Windows Vista platform.
Whoever controls flash is going to control this space in consumer electronics.
We don’t own the ecosystem because we’ve chosen up to this point not to innovate in that direction.
Justin Denison, Samsung’s VP of strategy and market intelligence, talking to Michal Lev-Ram of Fortune (or CNNMoney or Money or something — who the hell is in charge of this branding?).
Obviously, he’s talking about Samsung’s strategy of partnering on mobile OSes. Most notably, of course, with Android. Just in case you need it spelled out for you, focus on: "up to this point".
In China, the Apple brand on the iPhone is a status symbol. You’re going to have the Samsung device, which is a nice phone, or you’ll show your friends you have an Apple device. It’s like wearing a pair of Levi’s versus a Costco brand.