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Tech, travel, and food. Tech Editor at @Qz, founder of @CityNotes, co-host of @NeedleAndMouse.

Twitter only lost half a billion dollars last year

qz.com — Twitter is inching toward profitability. But this is another example where Facebook's execution as a public company continues to look particularly impressive-especially relative to Twitter's. Twitter announced today (Feb. 10) that it lost $90 million during the fourth quarter of 2015 on $710 million of revenue.
Feb 10, 2016

Facebook vs. Twitter, cumulative profit/loss since IPO quarter: qz.com/614695 pic.twitter.com/IpsiSg41Te

Feb 10, 2016

Twitter only lost half a billion dollars last year. Best part: Q4 was smallest loss since IPO. qz.com/614695

Feb 10, 2016

RT @qz: Twitter only lost half a billion dollars last year qz.com/614695

Amazon Echo is a sleeper hit, and the rest of America is about find out about it for the first time

qz.com — It was a weird surprise when Amazon unveiled Echo, an internet-connected speaker that listens and talks, in late 2014. Amazon's track record creating hardware had been inconsistent. While the Kindle e-reader was a long-time success and its Fire TV streaming media device was looking good, the long-anticipated Fire Phone was already an obvious, expensive flop.
Feb 06, 2016

Amazon Echo is a sleeper hit, and the rest of America is about find out about it for the first time flip.it/YsFJh@

Feb 06, 2016

Amazon Echo is a sleeper hit, and the rest of America is about find out about it: qz.com/611026 pic.twitter.com/Qy4dyPHRxm

Feb 06, 2016

Amazon Echo, sleeper hit. My favorite gadget purchase last year, I think. qz.com/611026

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Data Roaming Report: Virgin Mobile Canada

fromedome.com — I've traveled extensively over the past 1.5 years with unlocked iPhones - first an Apple-unlocked 4S, and now a Verizon Wireless iPhone 5 - buying local prepaid SIM cards along the way. I've meant to start reporting my data roaming successes and failures, which I'll do from now on.
Feb 03, 2016

@fmanjoo Virgin Mobile worked great for me, tho was in Montreal and a few years ago. fromedome.com/2013/07/virgin…

Google is winning

qz.com — When Google reported its fourth-quarter earnings this week-its first report since reorganizing as Alphabet-arguably the most important number announced was 24%. That is the rate, excluding the effects of foreign currency, that Alphabet's revenue grew compared to the fourth quarter of 2014. (Including the effects of currency, it grew 18% to $21.3 billion.)
Feb 03, 2016

Google is winning: qz.com/608396/google-… Growth accelerating despite the shift to mobile, rise of Facebook. pic.twitter.com/jCVAsZy5HE

Feb 03, 2016

RT @fromedome: Google is winning: qz.com/608396/google-… Growth accelerating despite the shift to mobile, rise of Facebook. pic.twitter.com/jCVAsZy5HE

We’re live-charting Google’s first Alphabet earnings

qz.com — Alphabet, Google's new parent company, is reporting fourth-quarter results today after the bell. We'll be live-charting the report right here, starting around 4pm ET. Refresh this page for the latest. It's the first time Google has reported results as Alphabet. And as Quartz's Alice Truong notes, investors will be getting their hands on new, previously secret...
Feb 01, 2016

I'm live-charting Google's first Alphabet earnings right here, right now: qz.com/607378/were-li…

Feb 01, 2016

No surprise, but Alphabet's "Other Bets" generate so little revenue they barely show up: qz.com/607378/were-li… pic.twitter.com/HN5IG6Pmz3

Feb 01, 2016

RT @fromedome: No surprise, but Alphabet's "Other Bets" generate so little revenue they barely show up: qz.com/607378/were-li… pic.twitter.com/HN5IG6Pmz3

Feb 01, 2016

Live-charting Google's first earnings report as Alphabet qz.com/607378

Feb 01, 2016

RT @fromedome: No surprise, but Alphabet's "Other Bets" generate so little revenue they barely show up: qz.com/607378/were-li… pic.twitter.com/HN5IG6Pmz3

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How much money did you make for Facebook last year?

qz.com — How much revenue did you generate for Facebook last year? That depends on where you live. Facebook announced on Jan. 27 that its revenue reached almost $18 billion last year, representing more than 40% growth over 2014. It also made almost $4 billion in profit last year, as its user base grew to 1.6 billion monthly...
Jan 29, 2016

RT @qz: How much money did you make for Facebook last year? qz.com/605343

Amazon Web Services is now an $8 billion-a-year cloud-computing machine

qz.com — Amazon Web Services generated $2.4 billion in revenue during the fourth quarter, the company reported today (Jan. 28), in line with analyst expectations. It generated almost $8 billion in sales over the full year of 2015. https://atlas.qz.com/charts/VykWMdQKl AWS fourth-quarter revenue grew 69% year-over-year, a deceleration from 78% growth in the third quarter and 82% in the second quarter....
Jan 28, 2016

AWS did ~$8b in revenue last year, ~$2.4b in Q4. Growth decelerating but still strong. qz.com/605539/amazon-… pic.twitter.com/X7dETNJrfC

Jan 28, 2016

"Amazon Web Services is now an $8 billion-a-year cloud-computing machine" qz.com/605539

Jan 29, 2016

Amazon Web Services is now an $8 billion-a-year cloud-computing machine - Quartz qz.com/605539/amazon-…

Jan 29, 2016

Amazon Web Services is now an $8 billion-a-year cloud-computing machine - Quartz ow.ly/XFXs2

We’re live charting Apple’s big first-quarter earnings report

qz.com — Apple is scheduled to report its first-quarter results today (Jan. 26) after the market close. Expect record holiday sales: Analysts predict $76.6 billion in revenue, representing 3% year-over-year growth, on around 75 million iPhone shipments. But also expect attention to mostly focus on Apple's forecast for the current March quarter, where analysts are already predicting...
Jan 26, 2016

RT @DawnC331: This is interesting. Quartz live charting Apple's big first-quarter earnings report qz.com/603258 via @qz

Jan 26, 2016

This is interesting. Quartz live charting Apple's big first-quarter earnings report qz.com/603258 via @qz

Jan 26, 2016

I'm live charting Apple's first-quarter earnings report right here, right now: qz.com/603258/were-li… $AAPL

Jan 26, 2016

We're live charting Apple's big first-quarter earnings report qz.com/603258

Jan 26, 2016

RT @fromedome: I'm live charting Apple's first-quarter earnings report right here, right now: qz.com/603258/were-li… $AAPL

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Apple’s best quarter ever is about to be overshadowed by its growth forecast

qz.com — When Apple reports its first-quarter results today (Jan. 26) after the market closes, it will likely report its highest ever quarterly sales (analysts are forecasting $76.6 billion) and profit (an expected $18 billion). Investors will immediately skip past these figures for a more important number: Apple's revenue projection for the current March quarter.
Jan 26, 2016

Apple’s best quarter ever is about to be overshadowed by its growth forecast qz.com/602587

Jan 26, 2016

"Apple is now expected to forecast its first year-over-year sales decline in 13 years." qz.com/602587

Jan 26, 2016

RT @zseward: "Apple is now expected to forecast its first year-over-year sales decline in 13 years." qz.com/602587

Jan 26, 2016

RT @zseward: "Apple is now expected to forecast its first year-over-year sales decline in 13 years." qz.com/602587

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The Best Hotels in Tokyo

citynotes.co — Where to stay in Tokyo? That depends here more than it does in most cities. Are you traveling on a modest expense account, splurging on a luxury stay, or using points? Do you need to spend a lot of time in a specific area, like Shibuya or Ginza?
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Feb 12, 2016

@mrgan @anildash Alt. theory: Apple taking extreme approach to reducing average iTunes podcast length.

Feb 12, 2016

@jandawson Right, I was wondering the same thing… are iCloud "users" de-duplicated vs. devices?

Feb 12, 2016

@jandawson Even that just means you've turned on iMessage, right?

Feb 12, 2016

@jyarow @fmanjoo @mikeisaac @fmanjoo Did Mike zong me for unfollowing him?

Feb 12, 2016

@airlineflyer Exactly. But everyone counts as a "user" because they're logged in.

Feb 12, 2016

@airlineflyer More like: people who use Apple or Google products.

Feb 12, 2016

Possible "iCloud users" is a more meaningless stat than "Google + users"?


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