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Tech giants spend big to stay on top

Google tops tech companies in terms of the number of deals, but Cisco is the biggest spender

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Despite the large and frequent number of acquisitions, however, Google has not been the biggest spender; that honour goes to American multinational technology conglomerate Cisco Systems, which has shelled out some US$83 billion in 193 publicly disclosed acquisitions since 1991.


IN THIS rapidly evolving age of digital advancement and disruption, changes to the technology sector have ranked among the most momentous in recent times.

So it should come as no surprise that technology companies have spent hundreds of...

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