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AAPL Leads These Three “Strong-Performing” Tech R&D Winners

Earlier this month, Sanford C. Bernstein, one of Wall Street’s “top” research firms, concluded that there is no correlation between big research-and-development spending and stock performance. The researchers at Bernstein, who studied R&D funding at technology companies, called their results “surprising.” They’re not. Instead of spending valuable time and dollars, the Bernstein researchers could have […]

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Amazon mulls $10 subscription service for e-books

Amazon is considering ‘Kindle Unlimited,’ a subscription e-book service, according to a cached version of its website. NEW YORK (CNNMoney) Amazon is testing a service called “Kindle Unlimited” that would give subscribers unlimited access to e-books and audiobooks for $9.99 a month. The company had published several pages on its website with information about the […]

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Did Apple and IBM just kill BlackBerry?

  BlackBerry crumbled by Apple and IBM NEW YORK (CNNMoney) BlackBerry has had a heck of a year. The stock is up nearly 40% in 2014 as investors embrace the turnaround strategy from new CEO John Chen. Now Chen may face his biggest challenge yet: A direct assault from two tech titans. Apple (AAPL, Tech30) […]