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Managing Editor, U.S. Company News — Bloomberg News

Managing editor, U.S. company news at Bloomberg. Dad, husband, open-water swimmer. New Yorker by way of SF. Sometimes I take pictures of food. Tweets my own.

Amazon, Microsoft and Google reports propel market to record heights

vancouversun.com — Three of the biggest bellwethers in technology show why investors are so bullish on companies that do business through the Web.

Amazon, Microsoft Get Profit From Cloud as Nasdaq Reaches Record

bloomberg.com — Minutes after the Nasdaq Composite closed at a record, three of the biggest bellwethers in technology reminded the market precisely why investors are so bullish on companies that do business through the Web. Amazon.com Inc. for the first time broke out sales from its division that sells computing power and software via the Internet, reporting a 49 percent jump last quarter.

FedEx Saying We’re No UPS Fails to Erase Stock Slump

bloomberg.com — Minutes after UPS sent its stock tumbling with a surprise warning that fourth-quarter profit was cut by surging costs, FedEx took an unusual step. The competing package-delivery company issued a succinct statement meant to reassure investors: We're sticking with our forecast for 2015 profit.

Sprint, T-Mobile merger collapse may not be such a great deal after all

seattletimes.com — 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

bloomberg.com — "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

bloomberg.com — 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

bloomberg.com — 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

bloomberg.com — 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

Jul 03, 2015

@Lucas_Shaw I made enchiladas and Mexican shrimp bisque. Because America. Oh yeah and margaritas.

Jul 02, 2015

Intel's highest ranking woman and one of the top female execs in tech is moving on to seek a CEO job elsewhere: bloom.bg/1em6mF8

Jul 01, 2015

The GM fund set up for victims of the ignition-switch defect is leaving out a lot of victims bloom.bg/1IrDR5d via @business

Jun 30, 2015

@SFNick I got that too in case the neighbors get unruly. I live in Yorkville after all.

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