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Brian Cox: Apple could reignite 'Victorian age of engineering'

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Apple's cash mountain could reignite a Victorian age of engineering, argues physicist Brian Cox.

The computer giant revealed it had $97.6bn (£61.4bn, 73.7bn euro) in cash at the end of last year and on Monday said it is going to buy back shares and pay a quarterly dividend.

Brian Cox tells Click why there needs to be a shift in the way we think about funding research and development.

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