What should Microsoft do with its $56 billion in cash?
At Seattle PI
"Now, without further ado, it's on to the next poll, newly posted in the upper right-hand corner of the Microsoft page . It asks a question that promises to be timely during the next few weeks: "What should Microsoft do with its $56 billion in cash?" Your choices: buy back shares; increase its annual dividend; make a huge, one-time payout to shareholders; use it for acquisitions; use it to avoid cuts in employee benefits; keep it; or some combination of the above."
Get a new battery for my laptop.