The dynamics of technology investing change constantly, and no stock -- even Apple -- is immune to the Next Big Thing. Savvy investors will approach this sector with a step-by-step strategy.
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The iconic American company -- once an industrial powerhouse -- just doesn't have the cash to continue operating.
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These companies won't soar like other plays in the sector, but they make for great income sources.
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