The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which senior technology analyst Eric Bleeker and Chief Technology Officer Jeremy Phillips discuss topics across the investing world.

Apple continues its stunning rise up the ranks of corporate America. Today, Eric and Jeremy look at Apple becoming the mobile handset provider of choice at Halliburton. The fact that Apple is becoming the mobile choice for an industry like oil and gas shows how corporate America has shifted from an emphasis on reliability in areas like messaging (where Research In Motion is dominant) and toward platforms that support their applications.

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