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Apple Expands Push Into Corporate Sales By Partnering With Salesforce

Apple and Salesforce have entered into a broad partnership that includes developing technology together and promoting each other’s products.<p>The …

Salesforce

2 Video Game Stocks that Will Win the Holiday Sales Rush

As the holiday season approaches, many videogame makers plan to cash in on the increased U.S. consumer spending by selling popular new game releases. …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Sony's PlayStation group will no longer compete with Nintendo over handheld game consoles

• <b>Sony's PlayStation group has a major hit on its hands with the PlayStation 4. It's the most popular game console in the world by a long shot.</b>• <b><br>On the flipside, Sony's handheld gaming console — the PlayStation Vita — has faded into history.</b>• <b><br>The end of Vita production in 2019 will mark Sony's exit from</b> …

PlayStation 4

iPhone XS and XS Max Battery Life: The Results Are In

If you really care about battery life and you're in the market for a new iPhone, we would opt for the iPhone XS Max over the iPhone XS. Apple's …

Batteries

Which comes first: flossing or brushing? Experts weigh in

When it comes to nailing your healthy routines, order really, really matters. For instance, you would never use a face oil before a foundation, …

University of Washington

How Disney's Investment in Streaming Will Affect Its Bottom Line

There are two factors negatively impacting Disney as it goes direct to consumers.<p><b>Walt Disney</b> (NYSE:DIS) is undergoing a major transition. The …

Licensing

What 49ers QB Jimmy Garoppolo's knee injury means for his massive contract

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo’s season-ending knee injury last Sunday occurred less than three games into a massive contract extension that established him as one of the highest-paid players in NFL history.<p>Garoppolo suffered a non-contact injury to his left knee as he attempted to …

Kansas City Chiefs

8 Home Repairs You Can DIY—And 8 You Should Always Hire a Pro to Do

When it comes to maintenance and repairs, professional labor can often be one of the more costly parts of a homeowner's budget. While many people …

Lifestyle

Target offers a better video game pre-order discount than Amazon

No Prime membership required<p>Following the gutting of Amazon Prime video game pre-order discounts, Target is stepping up to the plate with an interesting new deal. The wording on Target’s pre-order promotion is a little confusing, but essentially customers who pre-order an upcoming game through …

Call of Duty (Video Game)

Apple acquires Shazam and announces it'll now be ad-free

Apple has just confirmed its acquisition of the music identification app, Shazam. On top of this, the company has announced that the app will become ad-free for all users, even for those on Android.<p>This purchase has been on the cards for some time. In fact, we reported on it in December of last …

Technology

DisplayMate: iPhone XS Max Has Best Smartphone Display Ever

iPhone XS Max has the best smartphone display ever, according to display testing and calibration firm DisplayMate Technologies.<p>iPhone XS Max has a number of notable improvements over the original iPhone X, including higher peak brightness and better color accuracy, and matches or sets smartphone …

How Jeff Bezos Uses Faster, Better Decisions To Keep Amazon Innovating

“Every day at Amazon is Day 1,” according to its CEO Jeff Bezos. He has reminded employees of this for decades — Amazon will never stop being a start-up. He even went so far as to name a building on Amazon’s campus Day 1, and when Bezos switched buildings the name followed him to his new …

Jeff Bezos

The Latest GE Stock Decline Could Provide Another Buying Opportunity

GE stock has fallen to a new low, due to additional problems in the company's power segment.<p>Having already plunged about 60% since the beginning of …

General Electric

Every Automotive Emblem, Explained

It’s nice to believe that cars are purely about performance — that what matters is track times and vehicle specs, not superfluous details like the …

Shopping

This Credit Card Has No Fee and Gives You Two Reward Points For Every Dollar Spent. Here's Why It's the Best of 2018

This category is definitely one where the old adage, “Keep it simple, stupid,” applies. If you’re looking for the best rewards credit card to …

Credit Cards

How to replace Apple Maps with Waze on CarPlay

After Google Maps landed on CarPlay with iOS 12, Waze has now become officially available as a navigation option with Apple’s in-car platform as well. Follow along for how to replace Apple Maps with Waze on CarPlay.<p>Whoosh! Screen Cleaner<p>Waze is a popular choice for navigation with its smart routing …

iOS

Comcast shares fall after $40B bid to buy Sky stake

Comcast shares fell about 6 percent in trading Monday after the telecom giant’s $40 billion bid to acquire European cable network Sky triggered multiple Wall Street firms to downgrade its stock rating.<p>Comcast outbid 21st Century Fox in the final stage of a three-round auction for a majority 61 …

PS4's Free PS Plus Free Games Of September 2018 Are Still Available

The month of September is nearing its end, but it's not over yet. That means PlayStation Plus members can still head to the PSN to pick up their free PS4, PS3, and PS Vita games. This month has some excellent games on offer, including most notably Destiny 2. God of War III Remastered is the other …

Destiny 2

Kuo: iPhone XS Max Significantly Outselling iPhone XS, 256GB Most Popular, 512GB Subject to Serious Shortage

In a research note obtained by MacRumors today, Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has provided launch-weekend takeaways for the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and Apple Watch Series 4, all of which went on sale Friday.<p>Kuo says that iPhone XS Max demand is "better than expected," with the 6.5-inch model …

Apple Watch

Waze brings next-gen navigation to CarPlay

For too many years, the only navigation application for CarPlay users was Apple Maps. But iOS 12 changed that. Last week, CarPlay users got access to Google Maps. And now the rival Waze is an option.<p>This means that all three of the most popular turn-by-turn smartphone navigation titles can be used …

iOS

Amazon to open more robotics fulfillment centers before the holidays

This Kent, Washington facility is about 800,000 square feet. It opened in March 2016 as a dedicated robotics fulfillment center. Amazon has more than …

Holidays

Best Oil Stocks to Buy Now

These oil companies could benefit significantly from rising oil prices and a significant increase in energy demand over the next 20 years,<p>Oil stocks …

Oil

Buy This 5%-Yielding Dividend Stock For 20% Annual Returns

<i>By Bob Ciura for Sure Dividend</i><p>Stocks with high dividend yields should be approached with caution. Sometimes stocks have abnormally high dividend …

Mutual Funds

University Of Pennsylvania's Louis Vuitton Problem

Louis Vuitton is a luxury brand. For six years in a row (through at least 2012), it was named the top fashion brand in the world. According to one study, as of 2010, the brand itself was worth more than $19 billion and there’s no reason to think it’s worth any less today.<p>And Vuitton guards its …

University of Pennsylvania

The 5 Essential Retirement Moves to Make in Your 20s and 30s

When you're decades from quitting for good, retirement planning is all about getting off to a good start.<p>At every stage of your journey to …

Amazon Is Now the 3rd-Largest Digital Ad Platform in the U.S. -- Here's Why It Matters

The company's advertising profit may overtake one of its key business segments in just a few years.<p><b>Amazon.com</b> (NASDAQ:AMZN) is now the third-largest …

Investing

Apple's iPhone XS Has A Great Secret Feature

Apple’s new iPhone XS (details) and iPhone XS Max (details) are now on sale and, while logic suggests users would be wise to wait for the iPhone XR (details), perhaps the best reason to upgrade has now been revealed…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating</i> …

Apple

Why You Should Get a VA Home Loan If You Qualify

It's probably your best bet if you're a military member or veteran.<p>Many people struggle to fulfill their dreams of home ownership because they can't …

Interest Rates

Analyzing Formula One's Sports Betting Deal

This week, Formula One (FWONK) announced that it signed a sponsorship and data rights partnership with Interregional Sports Group and Sportradar to …

Student vs. Secured Credit Cards: Which Should You Choose?

Both can help build your credit history, but one might suit you more than the other.<p>A credit card is usually the first entry on most young adults' …

Credit Cards