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Samsung (SSNLF.PK) has passed Apple to become the world's top chip buyer, per Gartner: the firm...

Samsung (SSNLF.PK) has passed Apple to become the world's top chip buyer, per Gartner: the firm estimates Samsung accounted for 8% of global chip purchases last year thanks to a 28.9% increase in consumption to $23.9B. Apple bought $21.4B worth of chips (7.2% share), and H-P $14B (4.7%). Samsung is trying to source more of those chips internally, as evidenced by last year's acquisitions (I, II). Some major Samsung mobile chip suppliers: SWKS, RFMD, MXIM, BRCM, QCOM.
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  • STDvooh
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    Does that include the chips that they put in refrigerators and washing machine?
    23 Jan 2013, 03:36 PM Reply Like
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