Week in Geek: How Amazon, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Starbucks and Expedia fared in the first quarter

Jeff Bezos
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. (GeekWire File Photo)

Quarterly earnings season is an opportunity to look behind the scenes of the largest tech companies in the world, to see how they’re actually doing. This week brought a windfall of earnings reports and insights into the business results of Microsoft, Amazon, Expedia, T-Mobile and other companies that we cover regularly.

On this episode of the Week in Geek, we explain the underlying trends and big takeaways. Listen to the episode below, or download the MP3, and continue reading for links to everything we discuss.




Google: Alphabet shares rise 4% after beating Q1 earnings estimates with $24.7B in revenue

Expedia: Expedia posts $2.2 billion in quarterly revenue, misses expectations after a tumultuous Q1

T-Mobile: T-Mobile beats expectations for profit and revenue as it adds another 2.1M customers

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