Sam Mattera

Sam Mattera


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

Recent articles


These 2 Phones Could Be the Biggest Threats to iPhone 7

Samsung's Galaxy S7 and LG's G5 will be among the most compelling Android flagships released this year.

Apple's Next Mac Operating System Might Include a Crucial Windows 10 Feature

The Remond tech giant brought its digital personal assistant, Cortana, to its operating system last year. Now the iPhone maker could be about to follow suit with Siri.

The Apple of China Has Crashed Back to Earth

Xiaomi fell short of its 2015 goals, selling just over 70 million handsets last year.

A 5-Minute Guide to Twenty-First Century Fox Stock

A quick rundown on the company behind "Empire," "American Idol," the X-Men films, and Bill O'Reilly.

Intuit Stock in 3 Charts

Breaking down the business of the parent company of QuickBooks and TurboTax.

The 5-Minute Guide to Activision Blizzard Stock

A quick overview of the company behind Call of Duty and World of Warcraft.

The 5-Minute Guide to T-Mobile US Stock

A quick rundown of the nation's fastest-growing wireless provider.

5 Things Time Warner, Inc. Management Wants You to Know

How HBO NOW, DC superheroes, and a revamped cable lineup will deliver for Time Warner shareholders in the years ahead.

5 Things Yelp Inc. Management Wants You to Know

The local reviews giant could add millions more advertising accounts in the years ahead.

Netflix, Inc.'s "Beasts of No Nation" Snubbed in Oscar Nominations

The Netflix original about a West African boy forced to join a unit of mercenary fighters fails to land any Oscar nominations.

Garmin's Latest Product Looks Just Like Google Glass

The Varia Vision is a head-mounted wearable for serious cyclists.

Comcast's New Modem Could Crush Google Fiber

The cable giant has figured out how to deliver superfast Internet over its existing cable lines.

Microsoft Corporation's Windows 10 Is Setting Records

More than 200 million devices, including PCs and Xbox Ones, are running the operating system.

Why Time Warner Should Spin Off HBO

Protecting the cable bundle could limit the growth of the network behind "Game of Thrones."

Apple's Latest Move Could be Great for Pandora

The iPhone-maker shuts down ad-supported iTunes Radio.

Yelp Inc Plunges as CFO Prepares to Depart

Its 2017 revenue target of $1 billion is looking increasingly out of reach.

Time Warner Inc Quickly Rebounds After Falling Short on Revenue

The media giant's fourth quarter earnings report fell short of analyst expectations, but the company plans to return more capital to shareholders.

Microsoft Corporation Just Bought Another Popular iPhone App

The maker of Windows 10 buys one of the best third-party keyboards available, strengthening its mobile offerings.

Time Warner Inc Just Gave Its Shareholders a New Perk

The owner of HBO gives stakeholders the ability to more directly influence its board of directors.

Is Microsoft Corporation About to Kill One of Its Major Brands?

The Windows-maker could be about to deliver its final Lumia smartphone.