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

Global Technology at Bloomberg. Dad, husband, open-water swimmer. New Yorker by way of SF. Sometimes I take pictures of food. Tweets my own.

Yahoo Urged by Activist Starboard to Overhaul Management, Board

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc. was urged by activist shareholder Starboard Value LP to overhaul its management and board, saying that "significant changes" were needed at the company. In a letter sent to Yahoo's board Wednesday, Starboard said the Internet pioneer's recent decision to spin off its core Web businesses will require shareholders to wait another year "while the existing leadership continues to destroy value," and that the move is "not acceptable."
Jan 06, 2016

Yahoo Urged by Starboard to Overhaul Management, Board bloom.bg/1OMioZf via @technology

Jeff Bezos sneaks win over Elon Musk with his Blue Origin reusable rocket after years of SpaceX failure

news.nationalpost.com — Jeff Bezos's space-exploration company Blue Origin LLC achieved a key milestone: sending a rocket into space and then landing it safely back on Earth. The flight and recovery of the New Shepard vehicle beat Elon Musk's SpaceX in the quest to build a reusable rocket, a central goal for companies trying to cut the cost of lofting freight and astronauts into Earth's orbit.

Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin reaches milestone with reusable rocket

seattletimes.com — Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin sent a rocket into space and then landed it safely back on Earth, it announced Tuesday Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin achieved a key milestone: sending a rocket into space and then landing it safely back on Earth.
Nov 24, 2015

The billionaire space race continues: Bezos' Blue Origin rocket flies into space, lands on Earth. seattletimes.com/business/jeff-…

Nov 24, 2015

RT @seatimesbiz: Jeff Bezos’s Blue Origin reaches milestone with reusable rocket seati.ms/1XolYrk

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Reaches Milestone With Reusable Rocket

bloomberg.com — Jeff Bezos's space exploration company Blue Origin LLC achieved a key milestone: sending a rocket into space and then landing it safely back on Earth. Making reusable rockets is a central goal for a generation of companies that are trying to cut the cost of space travel and exploration.
Nov 24, 2015

Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Reaches Milestone With Reusable Rocket bloom.bg/1Hk7hUp via @business

Nov 24, 2015

Amazing video: Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin Launches and Lands a Rocket for the First Time - @Business bloom.bg/1MA4Vje @tsgilies

Nov 24, 2015

How awesome is this? Launch a rocket, get it to 100 KM above the planet, and then land it, upright. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Nov 24, 2015

Holy crap. Just watched the Blue Origin video. It really looks like something out of a movie. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

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SolarWinds to Be Acquired in $4.5 Billion Private-Equity Deal

bloomberg.com — SolarWinds Inc., a maker of software for managing computer networks, agreed to be bought by private-equity firms Silver Lake Partners and Thoma Bravo in a deal valued at $4.5 billion. The firms will pay SolarWinds $60.10 a share, or about 44 percent higher than the company's closing price on Oct.

Apple Board Adds Ex-Boeing Official to Boost Industrial Chops

bloomberg.com — Apple Inc.'s board is elevating its industrial chops by adding former Boeing Co. executive James Bell. Bell held posts as chief financial officer and corporate president at Boeing, the world's biggest airplane maker. His career at the manufacturer spanned 38 years and included a stint as interim chief executive officer.
Oct 01, 2015

RT @business: Apple's board is elevating its industrial chops by adding former Boeing executive James Bell bloom.bg/1jAniuy

Yahoo Alibaba Plans Set Back After IRS Outlines Spinoff Concerns

bloomberg.com — Yahoo! Inc.'s plans to spin off its stake in Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. without incurring a multibillion-dollar tax bill were left in doubt after U.S. officials outlined new concerns over transactions that mostly are intended to cut tax obligations. The Internal Revenue Service said Monday that it has misgivings about deals like the one Yahoo is contemplating.
Sep 15, 2015

#Yahoo #Alibaba Plans Set Back After #IRS Outlines Spinoff Concerns - bloom.bg/1KQoYMr $YHOO $BABA

Sep 15, 2015

RT @business: The IRS says it has misgivings about deals like the one Yahoo is contemplating with Alibaba bloom.bg/1F0at6t

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.
Apr 24, 2015

RT @technology: Amazon and Microsoft profit from the cloud, and the Nasdaq reaches a record bloom.bg/1JipZe8 by @tsgiles

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.
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Feb 12, 2016

RT @Lucas_Shaw: Yes, Apple is funding a show starring Dr. Dre. No, this doesn't mean Apple is funding a bunch of premium TV series. bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Feb 12, 2016

Remember how everyone said users would flip if Twitter changes the order of tweets? bloomberg.com/news/articles/…

Feb 12, 2016

Distrubing: Newspaper Adviser Is Fired After Students’ Scoop Roils Maryland Campus nyti.ms/1V4a0Ds

Feb 11, 2016

RT @business: Why virtual reality’s early adopters can get really good deals on computers bloom.bg/1Q7Nwgh pic.twitter.com/Tg9GHtaw1N

Feb 11, 2016

drivers don't stick around, and that costs ... from this nice NYT piece twitter.com/puiwingtam/sta…

Feb 10, 2016

NYT reporter gets a note and flowers from BAE, posts it on Twitter. Shares reverse. Twitter's not dead after all.


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