Sam Mattera

Sam Mattera


Sam has a love of all things finance. He writes about tech stocks and consumer goods.

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11 Must-Read Quotes From FireEye Inc's Earnings Call

A shift towards subscriptions and the changing management team dominated the discussion.


Comcast's Latest Move Is Fantastic for Netflix

The nation's largest provider of high-speed Internet is giving its customers a lot more data.

Square, Inc. Plunges Despite Boosted Guidance

The payment upstart is raising its outlook for the year, but investors are cashing out.


FireEye, Inc. Plunges as CEO Dave DeWalt Steps Down

Sales fall short of estimates, as the company cuts guidance and shuffles its management team.


More People are Filing Their Taxes Themselves, and That's Great for Intuit Inc.

TurboTax is taking share from H&R Block.


It Doesn't Look Like Xiaomi Will Crush the iPhone Anytime Soon

Apple and Samsung remain the world's largest sellers of smartphones. Xiaomi has fallen out of the top five.


Activision Blizzard, Inc.'s $5 Billion Opportunity

The maker of "Call of Duty" and "World of Warcraft" thinks it can build the next ESPN.


This Could be FireEye Inc.'s Most Important Product

The cybersecurity firm's growth could depend on its success in transforming into a security-as-a-service company.

Here's Facebook Inc.'s Next Major App

Moments remains in its infancy, but could emerge alongside Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram as a core mobile app for the social network.

This BlackBerry Ltd. Business More Than Doubled Last Year

The Canadian handset giant is increasingly a provider of mobile software. It's the largest provider of enterprise mobility management solutions.

6 Must-Read Quotes from Microsoft's Earnings Call

Management provides color on Office 365, Windows 10, cybersecurity, and how it hopes to beat Amazon in the cloud.


This is Why 2015 Was So Great for NVIDIA Stock

AMD lost sales to the GPU giant last year.


Facebook's Oculus Rift Won't be the iPhone of Virtual Reality

CEO Mark Zuckerberg insists his company's infatuation with hardware is a necessary, albeit temporary step, on the way to building the next great computing platform.


This Chinese Company Thinks It Can Dethrone Apple's iPhone In Just 3 Years

Huawei believes it can become the world's largest smartphone vendor by 2021.


Intuit Inc. Can't Get Everyone to Switch to QuickBooks Online

The provider of small business software made a mistake in 2015. But it's learned its lesson, and now appears poised for growth.

Mark Zuckerberg Thinks Elon Musk is Wrong on AI

The founders of Tesla and Facebook disagree when it comes to the dangers of artificial intelligence.

4 Things to Watch When Square Inc. Reports Earnings Next Week

The payments giant isn't likely to earn a profit in the first quarter.


Apple Inc.'s Latest Product is a Shot at Microsoft

The iPad Pro is the tablet Cupertino hopes you'll buy instead of a Windows PC.


This Market Could be Fitbit Inc's Biggest Opportunity

The maker of wearable fitness trackers is finding success with members of the Fortune 500.


3 Things to Watch When FireEye Inc. Reports Earnings

FireEye's revenue base has shifted in recent years.