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Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
Steve Ballmer launches USAFacts, a project to provide an online database of spending across federal, state, and local governments   —  Guess what Steven A. Ballmer has been up to for the last several years.  (No, not just cheering for the basketball team he owns, the Los Angeles Clippers.)
Apr 18, 2017, 12:50 AMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / CNBC:
NBCUniversal invested $500M in Snap IPO as part of a strategic investment and partnership, making it the only US media company with a stake   —  NBCUniversal, a unit of Comcast and parent of CNBC, invested $500 million in Snap during its IPO as part of a strategic investment and partnership, according to sources.
Mar 3, 2017, 9:00 AMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
TPG developing a $2B social impact fund called Rise, with board members and investors including Bono, Laurene Powell Jobs, Richard Branson, Reid Hoffman   —  “There is a lazy mindedness that we afford the do-gooders.”  —  That was Bono, the musician turned activist turned investor …
Dec 21, 2016, 12:00 AMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
LinkedIn's struggling stock price and its reliance on stock-based compensation may be a factor in its sale to Microsoft   —  “Let me explain why.”  —  Jeff Weiner, LinkedIn's chief executive, wrote a lengthy memorandum to his employees Monday morning, ticking off a list of reasons behind …
Jun 14, 2016, 9:15 AMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
May 25, 2016, 9:40 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / New York Times:
IBM's increasing EPS in recent years only due to buybacks, no real revenue growth since 2008   —  The Truth Hidden by IBM's Buybacks  —  For many years, the International Business Machines Corporation's earnings glided smoothly upward.  Every quarter, IBM would report higher earnings per share.
Oct 22, 2014, 9:25 AMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook:
Relationship Science Plans Database of Names and Connections   —  It sounds like a Rolodex for the 1 percent: two million deal makers, power brokers and business executives — not only their names, but in many cases the names of their spouses and children and associates, their political donations …
Feb 12, 2013, 7:15 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook:
David Ebersman, the Man Behind Facebook's I.P.O. Debacle   —  It is David Ebersman's fault.  There is just no way around it.  —  Mr. Ebersman is Facebook's well-liked, boyish-looking 41-year-old chief financial officer.  He's not as well known as Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's founder and chief executive …
Sep 3, 2012, 10:55 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook:
Those Millions on Facebook?  Some May Not Actually Visit   —  On the first page of Facebook's prospectus for its sale of stock to the public, it pegs the number of its “monthly active users” at a whopping 845 million people.  The social networking site arrives at an even more astounding number …
Feb 6, 2012, 11:10 PMIn context
Andrew Ross Sorkin / DealBook:
AT&T's 11th-Hour Plan to Save Its Deal With T-Mobile   —  About an hour after AT&T announced its $39 billion acquisition of T-Mobile in March on a Sunday afternoon, I got a call at home.  It was Randall L. Stephenson , AT&T's chairman and chief executive.  Mr. Stephenson, an affable man …
Nov 28, 2011, 9:30 PMIn context

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Helping homeless parents forge their futures  —  Meet the Detroit nonprofit that's inspiring employees through on-the-job education and training.
eero:
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