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Microsoft to Return $75 Billion to Shareholders

Microsoft recently announced it would return up to $75 billion to its shareholders in what may be the largest cash disbursement in corporate history. The software giant said the payout would come in a combination of dividends and stock buybacks. This is a transcript of a segment on NewsHour with Jim Lehrer in which Jeffrey Brown and industry experts discuss Microsoft's announcement and what it means for the software industry. There are also links to the segment on streaming video and RealAudio.


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