Salesforce.com Makes a Transformative Move for the Future

Salesforce.com Makes a Transformative Move for the Future
Salesforce.com (NYSE: CRM) , best known for its cloud-based relationship management software, recently announced its acquisition of small-tech outfit MuleSoft (NYSE: MULE) . While both companies provide software solutions for businesses, the similarities between the two seemingly end there. But this is hardly a random spending spree for Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and company, as they continue their journey to... Read More

Some Android Rivals Simply Can't Afford to Compete With Apple's Face ID

Some Android Rivals Simply Can't Afford to Compete With Apple's Face ID
Just because some of the components aren’t all that expensive doesn’t mean implementing 3D facial recognition comes cheap. For example, the vertical-cavity surface-emitting lasers (VCSELs) that go into Apple ‘s (NASDAQ: AAPL) TrueDepth camera system are only estimated to represent $4 to $5 worth of content in iPhone X, which doesn’t seem too expensive. But that’s just a small piece... Read More

These High-Yield Stocks Took a Tumble This Week. Time to Buy or Is More Downside Ahead?

These High-Yield Stocks Took a Tumble This Week. Time to Buy or Is More Downside Ahead?
It has been a tough year for master limited partnerships (MLPs). A sell-off in the stock market, combined with worries that rising interest rates will impact growth and investor demand, has weighed on these entities this year, sending most down by double digits. Making matters worse, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently revised one of its long-standing policies for... Read More