Eric Bleeker

Eric Bleeker, CFA joined The Motley Fool at the height of the financial crisis in 2008. For the next four years he led the Fool's Tech & Telecom sector, both writing articles and providing feedback and ideas to writers. Today, Eric is the General Manager of, but still enjoys writing a tech article or two from time to time.

Eric Bleeker’s Featured Articles

  • 3 New Products Apple Could Release in 2014

    On the company's earnings conference call, Tim Cook said Apple "absolutely" was planning on launching new products this year. We look at three categories the company is eyeing, and Apple's potential to become a major player in those markets.

  • Is a New Video Game Era Just Beginning?

    The world of video games used to belong to a slim number of companies like Nintendo, Sony, and Microsoft. However, the emergence of mobile operating systems like Android has led to an explosion of gaming systems. Reports point to big tech firms like Apple, Amazon, and Google all now looking to create their own gaming systems as well.

  • Richard Sherman's Rant: Millions in Endorsements, and Eyeing a Record Contract

    Football is the most popular American sport, yet very few players make much money from endorsements. Richard Sherman could quickly become one of its highest-paid athletes, both from endorsements and from a new contract.

  • 3 Crazy Plans to Save Nintendo

    Nintendo announced on January 17th that it'd be slashing Wii U sales forecasts for the year. Here are three "crazy" ways Nintendo can save itself before its slide deepens.

  • 7 Hot Technology Trends in 2014

    From "The Internet of Things" to wearable computing, we're taking a look at the technology trends that are shaping 2014.

  • 15 Tech Companies That Will Define 2014

    From upstarts like Aereo and Box to Google and Apple, here are 15 companies every tech investor should be watching in 2014.

  • The Next Billion Lives Technology Will Change

    Devices are getting cheaper, which benefits companies like Google and Baidu. But what about the impact on global growth? How will the future of cheap smartphones affect the world?

  • Nintendo Could Be the Next Netflix

    Sony's new PlayStation Now service will stream games from the cloud, and is earning rave reviews. Yet, the space seems destined for Nintendo to rule it if it so chooses.

  • How the Golden Age of Television and Baseball Ends

    The average baseball team is now worth a billion dollars. The eight largest contracts in sports history went to baseball players. How has baseball become such a money machine? And what does it mean for the future of the sport?

  • Technology's Next Big Thing Is Almost Here...

    The "Internet of Things" is more than a buzz word; it's a bold promise to re-invent the world for the better. Will your life today look like a distant memory in 2024?

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