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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.
Oct 25, 2014

RT #OctoberTogether" href="" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">@SFGiants: POSEY Delivers RBI Single, #SFGiants trail 4-2 #OctoberTogether

Oct 24, 2014

RT @samj: Americans killed by Ebola today: 0 Americans killed by ISIS today: 0 Americans killed by guns today: 86 Source:…

Oct 24, 2014

RT @darrenrovell: Giants concessionaire @centerplate says it expects to sell 9,000 pounds of Garlic Fries tonight

Oct 24, 2014

RT @CNN: Police are responding to a reported school shooting at Marysville Pilchuck High School in WA:

Oct 24, 2014

I'll be talking Microsoft and Amazon results with @BettyWLiu on BTV at the top of the hour. Tune in. #Microsoft #Amazon

Oct 23, 2014

It didn't take long to go from discussing how not to get Ebola to: Halloween? 'remember the year they cancelled Halloween because: Ebola?'

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