Most companies (small or large) don’t appreciate dissent.
The future of our business.
Fewer clients. Less money.
... more platforms.
I may be downvoted but I'm guessing that Google feels the same way. No one/company likes to be ripped even if there is something to learn.
I would hope that Google learns from Steve's comments and adjusts. Many companies fail because those at the top are too sensitive to criticism and are too arrogant to trust those that they've hired.