Google CFO Patrick Pichette played down reports that his company's relationship with Samsung was becoming strained and noted that "journalists love big headlines that sell newspapers."
Pichette was referring to a Wall Street Journal report this week noting Google was worried about Samsung's dominance.
Speaking at a Morgan Stanley investment conference, Pichette fired back:
We have a terrific relationship with Samsung. They've been very successful with the Android platform. They benefited just like the rest of the ecosystem. We welcome all of the partners that we have on our Android platform and continue to innovate. … Read more