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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.

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Dec 19, 2014

RT @DannyZuker: Now I'm gonna have to get all my scripts approved by Kim Jong Un?! Ugh he's gonna be like the third worst studio boss I've ever worked for.

Dec 19, 2014

RT @puiwingtam: Fitbit said to plan 2015 IPO led by Morgan Stanley. So wearables are viable? via @serenasaitto @LesliePicker

Dec 19, 2014

RT @ozchrisrock: To people saying "pulling The Interview means the terrorists won": we've been taking our shoes off at airports for no reason for 14 years...

Dec 18, 2014

Caught NY1 piece on City Harvest Great work for impt cause. Needed reminder of many NYers hungry and in poverty.

Dec 18, 2014

@dinabass @InsideEdition tune in! Thanks for the plug, Dina. Need to see more of you on tv too.

Dec 17, 2014

Hackers 1, Sony 0 (or less) Sony Cancels ‘The Interview’ Release as Theaters Back Out via @business

Dec 17, 2014

RT @Lucas_Shaw: Promotional screenings of The Interview have been canceled in Detroit, Baltimore and Cincinnati.

Dec 17, 2014

RT @business: BREAKING: U.S. to begin normalizing diplomatic, trade ties with Cuba

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