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Writer — TechCrunch
As seen in:  TechCrunch, The Next Web
Covers:  windows, acquisitions, microsoft, earnings, policy, startups, funding, technology
Doesn't Cover: apple


It’s Too Soon To Judge Satya Nadella — It's been quite a change of fortune for Microsoft under CEO Satya Nadella. In fact, for some he's Saint Satya, the man who rescued Microsoft. Time called him one of the 100 most influential people in the world; Box CEO Aaron Levie, no Microsoft lover in the past, whose company made hay making fun of SharePoint, wrote a positively gushing tribute to him.

IBM Reports Higher Than Expected Q1 Profit, But Revenue Of $19.6B Dissapoints — Following the cessation of regular trading this afternoon, IBM reported its first quarter financial performance. The company reported higher than expected adjusted profit, on a per-share basis of $2.91, but the company's $19.59 billion in period-revenue was under street expectations of $19.64 billion. The company now has a run of 12 straight quarters of declining revenue.

The 8 Largest Weed Startup Funding Rounds — The industry for legal marijuana is developing quickly - and VC funding is there to back up the cannabis startups that show the most promise.

AMD CEO Says Windows 10 Will Launch ‘At The End Of July’ — Buried in the question-and-answer section of AMD's earnings call this past Friday was an interesting note on the release timing of Windows 10. According to AMD CEO Lisa Su, Windows 10 should be released in late July.

CrunchWeek: Yahoo+Foursquare, Etsy’s IPO Goes Boom, And Slack Raises Another Chunk Of Capital — We hope you accomplished enough this week. If not, you won't be saving your productivity this Friday afternoon, so we're here to CrunchWeek with you. This time around Sarah Buhr, Colleen Taylor and Alex Wilhelm riff through the latest Yahoo and Foursquare rumors, Etsy's mind-bending initial public offering, and Slack's massive new capital raise.

Microsoft Promises ‘Universal’ Office App For Phones Running Windows 10 This Month — Microsoft promised this morning to release by the end of April a set of Office applications that it calls "Universal" for smartphones running Windows 10. The company has a two-prong productivity strategy in place for Windows: Office 2016 for desktop use, and, for all other Windows 10 experiences, its touch-focused Office Universal apps.

Stocks Jumped Percent At Close Of Day On Etsy IPO — Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade goods, went public today. It turns out Wall Street investors like those homespun crafts. Shares opened at $31 on the NASDAQ, popping up 94 percent from the initial set price of $16 per share. The company closed its first day of trading at $30 per share, an 86% percent rise from its initial price.

Netflix Adds 4.9M New Members In Q1, Sending Shares Up More Than 10% — Following the bell today, Netflix reported its first quarter financial performance, including revenue of $1.57 billion and adjusted earnings per share of $0.77. The market had expected the company to earn and adjusted $0.69 per share on revenue of $1.57 billion. Following its earnings beat, the company is sharply up in after-hours trading.

NEA Raises North Of $3B For Its New Fund — New Enterprise Associates has raised two venture funds totaling $3.15 billion in new capital. The firm, better known as NEA, has picked up just under $17 billion to date.

Internal Google Memo Responds To EU Antitrust Objections — Following reports about the European Union preparing to file formal charges against Google in its ongoing antitrust investigation, Google General Counsel Kent Walker has issued an internal memo to all employees. TechCrunch obtained the memo and it is reproduced in its entirety below.
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Apr 21, 2015

between the @techn9ne verse and the @Yelawolf verse, shit, @Eminem has just killed it all over again.

Apr 21, 2015

TIL that 'frenemie' is one rung under bae

Apr 20, 2015

RT @ron_miller: It’s Too Soon To Judge Satya Nadella | TechCrunch @alex and I explore Nadella's body of work to this point.

Apr 20, 2015

Everyone please DM @zackwhittaker a hearty congrats as it is his 30th birthday! // he accepts all DMs

Apr 20, 2015

RT @zackwhittaker: You can now ping me via DM. Feel free to test it out. Anonymity guaranteed. (PGP is obviously better.)

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