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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.
Aug 06, 2014

Sprint's abandoned bid for T-Mobile isn't quite the consumer win it seems. bloom.bg/1ntqG4v

Aug 07, 2014

Why the unraveled Sprint-T-Mobile deal isn't an unqualified win for consumers. bloom.bg/1ntqG4v

Aug 07, 2014

Sprint’s Abandoned T-Mobile Bid a Consumer Win? Depends bloom.bg/1ntqG4v via @BloombergNews

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.
Jun 18, 2013

$GOOG using the "toothbrush" test to pick M&A targets. Reminder: once a day rots your teeth. bloom.bg/14gTHsp via @BloombergNews

Jun 18, 2013

RT @BloombergBanker: Google considers private-equity alliances to help structure deals for first time | bloom.bg/14hcuUn (via @Bloomb…

Jun 18, 2013

RT @BloombergNews: Google considers private-equity alliances to help structure deals for first time | bloom.bg/14hcuUn

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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.
May 22, 2013

$NTAP +4% as NetApp Plans Job Cuts While Paying Dividend, Buying Shares Under Elliott's Pressure bloom.bg/14Omqpa via @BloombergNews

May 22, 2013

RT @serenasaitto: $NTAP +4% as NetApp Plans Job Cuts While Paying Dividend, Buying Shares Under Elliott's Pressure bloom.bg/14Omqpa v…

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.
Apr 27, 2013

She asked for a raise, duh RT@BloombergNews: Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg received $26.2m last year, highest at FB bloom.bg/162wiyQ

Tech Blog: Tech Scene, Trends, People & Culture

Feb 15, 2012

That's a good title. RT @fromedome: Bloomberg has a tech blog called "TECH BLOG"? Kinda fitting, I guess. t.co/MGU94fku

Feb 15, 2012

Bloomberg has a tech blog called "TECH BLOG"? Kinda fitting, I guess. t.co/v1uxDtez

Feb 27, 2012

Last week's IHS report on social gamers dropping from 50% to 25% of Facebook users? Based on flawed data t.co/y8YA29N9

Aug 10, 2012

@mat There's only one good source for Tech Blog information. It's "Tech Blog." t.co/FCuRyXml

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Jul 24, 2015

RT @BobTregilus: It's growing! RT @danahull: Check Out the Latest Views of Tesla’s Massive Gigafactory bloom.bg/1HOTcei H/T to @BobTregilus

Jul 23, 2015

Another Wall Street finance grownup is Silicon Valley-bound: Airbnb Said Close to Hiring Blackstone’s Tosi as CFO bloom.bg/1OoTf25

Jul 22, 2015

Good chance fliers won't notice any disruption from strikes at JFK and LaGuardia: What Fliers Need to Know bloom.bg/1VuUmCT

Jul 20, 2015

As the `bubble' debate rages on, some VCs and LPs are hedging against a possible day of tech reckoning bloom.bg/1OqsVFe <--Nice piece

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