Companies like Intel (INTC), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), and IBM (IBM) are among the tech companies...

|About: HP Inc. (HPQ)|By:, SA News Editor

Companies like Intel (INTC), Hewlett-Packard (HPQ), and IBM (IBM) are among the tech companies sitting on big piles of cash very likely to be invested in acquisitions this year. Probable buyouts will be in the areas of cloud computing, clean technology, alternative energy, life sciences, and the internet.