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Managing Editor, U.S. Company News — Bloomberg News
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Managing editor, U.S. company news at Bloomberg. Dad, husband, open-water swimmer. Newly minted New Yorker. Sometimes I take pictures of food. Tweets my own.

Sprint, T-Mobile merger collapse may not be such a great deal after all — Originally published August 7, 2014 at 4:24 PM | Page modified August 7, 2014 at 4:42 PM "Consumers Win," shouted the subject line of the email that rushed into reporters' inboxes soon after the news emerged that Sprint was abandoning its bid for T-Mobile US. Combining the third- and fourth-biggest U.S.

Sprint’s Abandoned T-Mobile Bid a Consumer Win? Depends — "Consumers Win," shouted the subject line of the e-mail that rushed into reporters' inboxes soon after the news emerged that Sprint Corp. (S) was abandoning its bid for T-Mobile US Inc. (TMUS) Combining the third- and fourth-biggest U.S. mobile-phone companies would have meant higher prices and less competition in the wireless market, according to Free Press, a Washington-based consumer-advocacy group.

Google Actively Considering Acquisitions Uses ‘Toothbrush’ Test — Google Inc. (GOOG) is actively on the lookout for acquisitions, using what it calls the "toothbrush test" to determine whether a potential target provides a service that is used once or twice a day.

NetApp Plans Job Cuts While Paying Dividend, Buying Shares — NetApp Inc. (NTAP), the data-storage company under pressure from an activist investor to boost shareholder value, said it's cutting jobs and planning to return cash through stock buybacks and dividends. The company increased its stock-repurchase program by $1.6 billion, bringing the total to $3 billion over three years.

Sheryl Sandberg Top Paid at Facebook With $26.2 Million in 2012 — Facebook Inc. (FB) Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg received $26.2 million in compensation last year, making her the highest paid executive at the world's largest social-networking service for a second straight year. Sandberg's compensation includes $25.6 million in stock awards, salary of $321,128 and a $276,730 bonus, according to a regulatory filing yesterday.

Tech Blog: Tech Scene, Trends, People & Culture

Nov 25, 2014

RT @puiwingtam: Coming to your couch this Thanksgiving: Couch commerce, as spurred by mobile shoppers. via @spencersoper

Nov 25, 2014

Shortly getting on In The Loop with @BettyWLiu to talk about that unfortunate Twitter DM.

Nov 24, 2014

RT @Anderson42: Oh no! My heart is extremely heavy! Lord, please be peace among confusion, evil and dysfunction #Ferguson #FergusonDecision #MikeBrown

Nov 24, 2014

RT @BloombergTV: BREAKING: #Ferguson Police officer won’t be indicted for teen's killing WATCH LIVE COVERAGE:

Nov 24, 2014

Idina Menzel performing something or other in the courtyard at 731 Lex.

Nov 24, 2014

RT @mappingbabel: Profile of Dion "Show me the screws!" Weisler, a genial, hands-on Ozzie who'll be leading HP's PC&Printer company http://…

Nov 24, 2014

RT @josheidelson: New @BW: Industry says it needs more guest worker visas to fill tech worker shortage. Experts say: What shortage?… #1u

Nov 24, 2014

RT @DuaneStanford: Look for a little weed or pot chocolate in your stockings this year Coloradans.

Nov 24, 2014

SF's Panda era comes to close: Sandoval agrees to Red Sox deal, as Boston looks for free agent sweep via @cbssports

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