IC Insights released a research bulletin earlier this week noting that the chip industry grew 8% in the first half of this year. They also said that Intel widened their lead over Samsung as the largest chipmaker in the world.
"As shown in Figure 1, Intel remained firmly in control of the number one spot in the ranking. In fact, Intel extended its lead over second-ranked Samsung by registering a 43% higher sales level than Samsung in 1H11 as compared to a 24% margin for all of 2010."
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