Reality Bytes: Money-go-round can benefit Ireland

The web's top tech companies have a growing problem: each has a huge pile of cash, and little idea of what to do with it.

21st April, 2012
Reality Bytes: Money-go-round can benefit Ireland
I's even socially acceptable for a Foxrock mother to tell her pals that her daughter is dating a Java programmer.

The web's top tech companies have a growing problem: each has a huge pile of cash, and little idea of what to do with it.

Apple has €74 billion, Microsoft €38 billion, and Google €33 billion. This is cash, remember, not a collection of assets.

Sounds wonderful. But it's starting to cause these companies - and the wider tech industry - headaches.

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