Quotes of the week: "We are at the dawn of the 4th industrial revolution, driven by software."

“If you trade or have data about EU citizens, then you're under the umbrella of GDPR.”

Duncan Bradford, CA’s EMEA CTO, on why the GDPR won’t just affect European firms


“We are at the dawn of the 4th industrial revolution, driven by software.”

CEO Mike Gregoire, said while speaking at this year’s CA World conference in Las Vegas


“The simple way to describe what happened was that it was like Brexit: it was a protest vote. There’s a group of people who got left behind and shame on us. We just have to figure out how to give those people hope and skills.”

Workday CEO Aneel Bhusri on Trump’s election win


“Business interests change. We are defined by the people who do the work – not the people who pay their salary.”

Jim Jagielski, one of the founder members of Apache Software Foundation, in his keynote at ApacheCon Europe in Seville


“Microsoft has grown and matured in its use of and contributions to open-source technology.”

Jim Zemlin, executive director of the Linux Foundation, on Microsoft’s decision to join the Linux Foundation, 15 years after Ballmer claimed Linux was ‘a cancer’


“Once fully deployed, the SpaceX system will pass over virtually all parts of the Earth's surface and therefore, in principle, have the ability to provide ubiquitous global service.”

Rocket firm SpaceX on its plans to provide internet for all with satellites


“Roskomnadzor's action to block LinkedIn denies access to the millions of members we have in Russia and the companies that use LinkedIn to grow their businesses. We remain interested in a meeting with Roskomnadzor to discuss their data localisation request.”

LinkedIn want to chat after Russian authorities block the professional social network


“This is the option to go to when you don’t want to leave a trail.” 

Nick Nguyen, VP of product at Mozilla’s Firefox division, on new private browsing app, Firefox Focus


“We may suspend or stop providing our services to you if you do not comply with our terms or policies or if we are investigating suspected misconduct.”

The Google’s terms-of-service document Pixel resellers have fallen foul of  


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