Move over, Intel: Samsung poised to become the world's largest chip maker

Oh, the times we live in! A new report by Nomura Securities says that Samsung is about to surpass Intel as the world's largest semiconductor maker. Say what? Intel has been at the forefront of chip-making for decades now, but for this past quarter Samsung is projected to hit $15 billion in semiconductor sales, compared with Intel's $14.4 billion...
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27. cheetah2k

Posts: 2156; Member since: Jan 16, 2011

Its not hard to imagine this is the case. They put CPU's, RAM, MicroSD cards, cam sensors, everything you can think of that would go into Fridges, phones, TV's, Stereo's, white goods... damn they pretty much make everything...
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