Robert Martin (RSS)
InvestorPlace Writer

Robert Martin is a blogger who covers consumer and financial news with a nod to the stock market. He enjoys writing about business and making money doing it.

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Recent Articles

AMZN Mobile Shopping Growth Is Why It Needs Another Fire Phone

Jan. 13, 2015, 2:32 pm EDT – AMZN needs a Fire Phone 2 to combat mobile growth and Google’s online shopping ambitions, despite the hit to Amazon stock from the original More 

CES 2015: 5 Big-Name Companies Betting on the Internet of Things

Jan. 9, 2015, 10:35 am EDT – These companies are all making serious investments and significant innovations in the Internet of Things. More 

Investment Conference Hosts Top Minds in the Market

Jan. 7, 2015, 11:42 am EDT – The world’s largest student investment conferences will take place in Detroit this March, featuring a number of prestigious speakers on stocks and the market. The Engage 2015 International Investment Education Symposium will be held March 26-27, 2015, at the newly renovated Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan. Engage 2015 will be hosted by Wayne State University in... More 

Xbox One and PS4 Holiday Hack: The Risk of Relying on Online Gaming

Dec. 31, 2014, 1:09 pm EDT – Xbox One and PS4 were knocked offline at Christmas, showing Xbox Live and PSN are the new game consoles’ weakest links More 

Microsoft Stock 2014 Timeline — MSFT Powering Into the New Year

Dec. 31, 2014, 6:01 am EDT – Microsoft Corporation (MSFT) enjoyed a strong year in 2014 thanks to a new CEO, new products, an acquisition, cost-cutting and strong earnings reports. More 

AAPL Stock 2014 Timeline — Apple Can’t Be Stopped

Dec. 30, 2014, 1:27 pm EDT – We look back at the biggest drivers of Apple stock throughout 2014, including the electric 7-for-1 AAPL stock split. More 

HP Takes on Chromebooks With a $200 PC

Dec. 23, 2014, 12:05 pm EDT – Windows notebook sales are threatened by Chromebooks so Microsoft is pushing cheap laptops, such as the $200 HP Stream 11, as an alternative. More 

Hadoop Goes Public: 5 Things to Know About the Hortonworks IPO

Dec. 18, 2014, 10:40 am EDT – Last week, a strong Hortonworks IPO turned heads on Wall Street. Here's what you need to know about the newly public Hadoop vendor. More 

BlackBerry Classic Review: Better Late Than Never

Dec. 18, 2014, 10:11 am EDT – Our BlackBerry Classic review shows a BBRY smartphone that should satisfy hardcore fans, but do little for average consumers. More 

10 Best Tech Gifts Under $50

Dec. 18, 2014, 9:31 am EDT – Our guide to the best tech gifts under $50 showcases 10 of the best gifts you can give a technology fan without spending a fortune. More